The Martin Lewis Podcast
The Martin Lewis Podcast
Om The Martin Lewis Podcast
Martin Lewis answers your financial questions, offering valuable money-saving tips.
Martin talks about how to get free flight upgrades and how to cut your credit card interest even if rejected for 0%. He also has tips on how you and a friend can ear £50 each for switching energy providers and the best way your kids can get an 'actual' letter from Santa this Christmas. 02.36 Flight upgrades 05.10 Inflation rate 11.32 More flight upgrades 20.35 Credit card interest rates 36:00 Matin's tips on how you and a friend can make £50 by switching energy companies 37:28 Martin's tips on how your kids can get an 'actual' letter from Santa 39:54 More flight upgrades 44:12 Mastermind: how much interest can your children earn before it is taxable?
Martin talks about Lifetime ISAs and how you can time your energy usage to make you money. He has tips on the most cost-effective bank cards to use abroad as well as some of the best deals on some Christmas drinks. And this week’s ‘Tell Us’ focusses on great customer service.
He also quizzes Nihal on where he is up to with making a will, and they discuss how to deal with financial anxiety. Plus, this week’s ‘Tell Us’ is all about acts of financial kindness. 03:22 Nihal’s Will 13:30 Wallet Workout 27:10 Administration anxiety 43:50 Mastermind 50:30 Tips
All former students with student loans should check if they can reclaim £100s or even £1,000s. Martin explains who is eligible and how to reclaim. Also PPI reclaiming is back. New legal action means you could you reclaim £1,000s (even if you were paid before) if you had a loan, credit card, car finance, catalogue debt etc. Listen to find out if you are eligible to reclaim and how to get the money if you are.
Martin talking about insurance and his advice on what to do about a cost we know is climbing at the moment. He has tips on how to get the best deals on your car and home insurance renewals. He also looks at financial education in schools. 01:21 Nihal’s Will 03:04 Financial education in schools 09:05 Cost of Insurance 26:28 Life in you thirties 41:51 Mastermind 48:37 Podcast Tips
Martin explains how to get a free solicitor-drafted will and Nihal’s rap career showcases the importance of having a pension. He also looks at the importance of having a power of attorney, he answers your questions and has some tips on where to find cheap toys and cheap make up. 02:21 Tell Us 03:55 How to get a free solicitor drafted Will 14:51 Brown Trouser phone in 23:25 More Tell Us 29:18 Mastermind 38:08 Podcast-only tips
Martin is back with a bumper episode. Find out the savings account you need to know about, why even though energy prices are lower some people could be paying more this winter and also the action that you need to take this weekend to keep your bills as low as possible. Plus how you could be paid to insure your phone, free Greggs and Martin finds out the financial nuggets that older people would love to tell their younger, working selves. Don’t miss it! Jump to: 07:51 Best savings rates 11:31 Martin’s energy advice 24:34 Problems with energy meters 30:50 What people who’ve retired wish they’d known… 1:00:10 Free Greggs!
Martin joins the 5live Teen 23 Summit to give financial advice to teenagers and students, with a guide to savings, inflation, credit cards and money that apply to everyone. 00:00 Introduction 05:58 Maintenance loans and top uni tips 22:34 Tell Us 27:05 Questions from teens 34:17 Podcast-only tips, National Trust and more 36:54 More teen questions 43:19 More Tell Us 45:23 Mastermind
With around 100 days until Christmas, Martin looks at the financial opportunities to make some more money to pay for it – and how to cut costs. And with the pensions 'triple lock' in the news again we look at how to boost your state pension – more than 800,000 people could be missing out on extra pension credits. Plus you ‘tell us’ the strangest things you found left behind, when you moved in to a new home.
Martin is back to talk about the best savings accounts out there at the moment. Advice on how to get your money back if your flight is delayed or cancelled. And you ‘tell us’ your childhood money memories. 01:36 Intro 09:07 Saving Accounts 16:20 Flight Compensation 44:10 Mastermind 49:37 Podcast Tips
Martin explains why Inflation is down and whether mortgage rates will follow, why you should open or reopen a cash ISA and Mortgage Charter help, should you access it and how do you do it? PLUS what is a day?... (When you’re holiday roaming on your phone)
Martin Lewis explains all you need to know about student finance including the changes coming THIS September with a new plan (Plan 5) Martin is joined by three prospective university students from Westminster Kingsway College and parents concerned about funding their children through university. AND a warning for anybody on a fixed rate energy tariff as well as good news for First Direct customers. PLUS Martin is featured in Succession… sort of.
Martin Lewis live from LORDS! He responds to the Chancellor’s mortgage charter announcement and talks about what else the government could do to cut the cost of living. 4 ways you may be missing out on THOUSANDS of pounds! PLUS how to reduce your water bill and of course… many, many cricket puns.
Martin comes to the podcast straight from Number 11 after an emergency meeting with The Chancellor over mortgages. So Martin talks mortgages rates and whether you should overpay your mortgage with savings or extra cash AND some very important bonus travel tips if you’re planning a holiday abroad. PLUS Nihal throws a twist in the show with some Mastermind antics and you ‘tell us’ your favourite free activities to do with your kids over the summer.
The deadline for buying back National Insurance contributions to boost your state pension has been extended to 2025. Martin explains why the deadline has been extended, how to check if you should be doing it and shares the success stories of those who have already done it, got £1,000s and transformed their finances. And in Mastermind the stakes are higher than ever as Martin DOUBLES the points… will Nihal be able continue his winning streak under the pressure?
Martin talks your through how to beat the current mortgage mayhem, with help from Andrew Montlake, Managing Director of the mortgage brokerage Coreco. Can you get a fix on your energy bills and should you? How to triple your Tesco Clubcard credit AND podcast exclusive tips to help drive down car insurance costs. PLUS You ‘tell us’ your tales of the financial kindness of strangers…
This week Martin talks you through everything you need to know about the latest energy price cap. What will you pay? How does it work? Are fixes coming back? Plus standing charges, switching and pre pay help! You ‘tell us’ how your energy usage has changed over the last two years. AND will Nihal finally get a Mastermind right, or will he go off the rails?
If you’re struggling to pay your rent, Martin shares his top tips. Plus how to check if you are due compensation from your energy firm and - is the energy price cap coming down in July? It’s National Numeracy Day too, so Martin explains why you should shy away from numbers. And you ‘tell us’ the WORST gifts you’ve been given…