Episode 46 – The Sharing Economy with Professor Tim Kasser

Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo for part 2 of our interview with Professor Tim Kasser. This time the focus is on practical ideas for financial wellbeing through consuming less. They also have the added bonus of helping to save the environment! With listeners questions and a serious tip not to be missed in #tightasstommo we have a very interesting episode for you.


Welcomes & Introductions

What is this podcast all about? – Part 2 of our interview with Tim Kasser. Practical things for people to do to stop the accumulation of stuff that lowers the value of wellbeing

Part 1 – Hyper Capitalism with Professor Tim Kasser

Ovation Client Questions : Capital Gains Tax – what it is, when it happens and how to declare it

Tight Ass Tommo

Not quite so light-hearted this week. The Nottingham Knockers – why you should never buy anything from coldcallers

#Tip of the week – Special gift experiences without the pricetag –  www.fivestardays.com

Introduction with Tim Kasser

Materialism reduces wellbeing – consume less stuff, help the planet and increase wellbeing

The interview takes a look at practical ideas to do this

Looking at the micro aspects of Tim’s book

What does the term Hyper Capitalism mean?

Intrinsic and Extrinsic values recap

Materialism effecting children’s wellbeing

The ‘S’ Score

Questioning the system!

The laws created for business driving hyper capitalism

Quote – under communism man takes advantage of man, and capitalism is exactly the opposite!

What can people do differently?

Episode 7 – Michelle McGagh’s No-spend Year

The Sharing economy and libraries – going beyond books, from tools & toys to more

Vested interest among business and government

It is not good for the economy to share

Conclusions from the guys

Capitalism is a bit out of control

Episode 11 – Community Wellbeing with George Ferguson

We cannot keep purchasing things to be consumed and chuck away the waste


If you would like to purchase a copy of Tim’s book Hyper-Capitalism, click on this link


Do you have any financial wellbeing questions you would like us to answer?  Do you have a #tightasstommo money saving tip you would like to share with our listeners?

If so, let us know and they could feature on a future episode. Contact us via Twitter @Finwellbeing or email – contact@financialwell-being.co.uk


If you would like to purchase a copy of The Financial Wellbeing Book please click on this link to visit Penny Brohn UK shop

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