Mike Warburton, Gary Vaux, and Anne Redston are the experts
BBC Radio 4's Money Box Live Budget Call was broadcast on Thursday, 17 March, 2005 at 1200 GMT.
Chancellor Gordon Brown has unveiled his ninth Budget with measures designed to appeal to pensioners, families with children and those struggling to get on to the housing ladder.
But as ever there was a great deal of detail to unpick, so the Money Box team was on hand to help you make sense of what it means for you.
Vincent Duggleby and Paul Lewis took your calls and e-mails. They were joined by a panel of expert guests:
Mike Warburton, Partner at IFA Grant Thornton
Gary Vaux, Head of Money Advice at Hertfordshire County Council
Anne Redston, Partner at Accountants Ernst and Young
Hilary Cook, Director of Investment Strategy at Barclays Stockbrokers
Presenters: Vincent Duggleby and Paul Lewis
Producer: Jennifer Clarke