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Money Box Live, Monday 29 December 2008

Paul Lewis put your questions about pensions to this week's panel of experts.



Money Box, Saturday 27 December 2008

As house prices continue to fall and predictions for 2009 are that they will continue down next year, in a special programme dedicated to the property market, we ask what housing is actually for.


Money Box Live, Monday 22 December 2008

Paul Lewis took your questions about saving and investing for children and put them to a panel of experts.





Money Box, Saturday 20 December 2008

What sort of year will 2009 be for the UK's borrowers? Are the banks doing enough to deal sensitively with relatives of the bereaved? And cold weather payments triggered by the cold snap.


Money Box Live, Monday 15 December 2008

Paul Lewis took your questions about redundancy and leaving your job and put them to a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 13 December 2008

Credit card companies offer deals to struggling customers. The value of sterling takes a dive. The Pension Protection Fund faces mounting shortfalls and fuel poverty rises - what is being done?


Money Box Live, Monday 8 December 2008

Paul Lewis took your questions about carers' rights and finances and put them to a panel of expert guests.



Money Box, Saturday 6 December 2008

The 1% cut winners and losers. Will mortgages lenders pass it on in full? Government mortgage help plans, London Scottish and the tenants facing repossession as landlords face arrears.


Money Box Live, Monday 1 December 2008

Paul Lewis took your questions about the pre-Budget report and put them to a panel of expert guests.



Money Box, Saturday 29 November 2008

Lord David Lipsey quits the Financial Services Consumer Panel. We ask why. Plus: The pre-Budget report, Scotland's Home Reports, the Pensions Act, deposit protection and financial advice.


Money Box Live, Monday 24 November 2008

Vincent Duggleby put your questions about saving and investing to a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 22 November 2008

The pre-Budget report: Should we spend our way out of a looming recession? A row about replacement car costs could put up premiums. The AIG enhanced fund and the latest on mortgages.


Money Box Live, Monday 17 November 2008

Vincent Duggleby took your questions about divorce and separation and put them to a panel of expert guests.


Money Box, Saturday 15 November 2008

Gordon Brown calls on world leaders for tax cuts. How to prepare your finances when facing unemployment. Credit cards, payment protection insurance, prepayment meters and Icesave.


Money Box Live, Monday 10 November 2008

Vincent Duggleby put your questions about fuel bills and energy to a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 8 November 2008

The interest rate cut - what it means for mortgages and savings. More regulation required for banks, building societies and credit unions? Financial turbulence and inheritance tax. Plus: Icesave.


Money Box Live, Monday 3 November 2008

Vincent Duggleby took your questions about wills and estate planning and put them to a panel of expert guests.


Money Box, Saturday 1 November 2008

HBOS and Lloyds TSB merger doubts. House prices fall. The Child Support Agency is no more. Exit penalties on "with profits" policies. And how do you get truly independent financial advice?


Money Box Live, Monday 27 October 2008

Paul Lewis took your calls and e-mails on benefits and put them to a panel of expert guests.


Money Box, Saturday 25 October 2008

Britain moves one step closer to recession. The government attempts to ease repossession rates. A change for women's pensions. And Icelandic banks - we bring you the latest.


Money Box Live, Monday 20 October 2008

If you were looking for answers to a mortgage question, Paul Lewis took your calls and e-mails and put them to this week's panel.


Money Box, Saturday 18 October 2008

Has inflation peaked? Why rates may be about to plummet, and what that could mean for savings and mortgages? Plus a sale and rent back warning and the latest on savings in Iceland's failed banks.


Money Box Live, Monday 13 October 2008

Pau Lewis put your question about small business finance to a panel of experts.


Money Box Live Special, Sunday 12 October 2008

Paul Lewis and a panel of experts took your questions about the safety of savings during a time of financial turbulence.


Money Box, Saturday 11 October 2008

What will the turmoil on the global markets, the banking bail-out and base rate cut mean for our savings, investments, mortgages and pensions? Plus, the latest on Iceland's collapsed banks.


Money Box Live, Monday 6 October 2008

Paul Lewis took your questions on maternity, paternity and adoption rights and put them to a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 4 October 2008

The Icelandic government seeks help from abroad to prop up its ailing economy. The compensation limit for savings will rise to 50,000. Reaction to the US bail-out. And fuel poverty.


Money Box Live, Monday 29 September 2008

Vincent Duggleby put your questions about student finance to a panel of experts.


Money Box Special, Sunday 28 September 2008

As the UK and US governments took steps to try to repair the world's banking system, in a change to the scheduled Sunday repeat, Paul Lewis presented this special live edition of Money Box to discuss the dramatic developments.


Money Box, Saturday 27 September 2008

The latest on the Wall Street rescue plan, what now for UK consumers? Trapped mortgage customers seek to take their lender to court. Can home credit borrowers get a better deal? And postgraduate loans.


Money Box Live, Monday 22 September 2008

Vincent Duggleby took your questions about pensions and put them to a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 20 September 2008

The latest on the roller coaster of the global banking crisis. How the Lloyds TSB and HBOS deal affects savings and mortgages. The deposit protection scheme. And new rules for some benefits.


Money Box Live, Monday 15 September 2008

Vincent Duggleby took your questions about banking and building society services and put them to a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 13 September 2008

One year on from the run on the Northern Rock bank, Paul Lewis reported from Newcastle on how the bank, its customers and the community are doing now.


Money Box Live, Monday 8 September 2008

Vincent Duggleby took your questions about tax and self assessment and put them to this week's panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 6 September 2008

Can the government boost the flagging housing market? Plus: more insolvent pension schemes, a rebate for basic rate tax payers, car clubs cut costs and Alliance and Leicester takeover plans.


Money Box Live, Monday 1 September 2008

Vincent Duggleby put your questions about saving and investing to a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 30 August 2008

New guidelines to speed up cash ISA transfers are announced - but do they have teeth? Plus: The housing market, financial assistance for "kinship carers" and Bradford and Bingley.


Money Box Special, Saturday 23 August and Monday 25 August 2008

Will things ever be the same again? It is just over a year since the credit crunch began. We ask how the global crisis has affected our financial institutions and our personal finances.


Saturday 19 July to Monday 18 August 2008

Alvin Hall's World of Money broadcasts this summer while BBC Radio 4's Money Box and Money Box Live programmes take a break.

Where do investors put money during the time of a credit crunch - commodities, wine, art, films or exclusive property?

Financial guru Alvin Hall explores the options.


Money Box Live, Monday 14 July 2008

Paul Lewis took your calls and e-mails about holiday finance and put your questions to an expert panel.


Money Box, Saturday 12 July 2008

How should investors react to a "bear market"? Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae's shares slump. Banks offer extra help to small businesses. And Equitable Life policyholders hope for compensation.


Money Box Live, Monday 7 July 2008

Paul Lewis took your questions on borrowing and debt and put them to this week's experts.


Money Box, Saturday 5 July 2008

New depositor protection measures are proposed. Banks call to shareholders as the credit crunch continues, as does the downturn in the housing market. Plus: inheritance without a will.


Money Box Live, Monday 30 June 2008

Presenter Paul Lewis took your questions on maternity, paternity and adoption rights and put them to a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 28 June 2008

MPs want more help for the 10p tax rate losers. Plus: should shareholders support the banks' rights issues?; the Equality Bill and personal finance and news for land banking investors.


Money Box Live, Monday 23 June 2008

Paul Lewis took your questions on self-employment and put them to the experts.


Money Box, Saturday 21 June 2008

With tougher times predicted for UK households, we look at the challenges ahead. Plus: inflation proof your savings; how hiring a car can dent your finances and Giro cheques face retirement.


Money Box Live, Monday 16 June 2008

Paul Lewis took your questions on equity release and put them to the experts.


Money Box, Saturday 14 June 2008

Inflation and unemployment up, house prices down, where is the economy headed? Plus: pay as you drive; reclaim overpaid tax now and will credit cards catch up with faster payments?


Money Box Live, Monday 9 June 2008

Paul Lewis took your questions on insurance and put them to the experts.


Money Box, Saturday 7 June 2008

Payment protection insurance customers overcharged. Government scheme to improve housing may lead to some losing their homes. Bradford & Bingley rights issue. Plus: "landbanking".


Money Box Live, Monday 2 June 2008

Vincent Duggleby took your questions on student finance and put them to the experts.


Money Box, Saturday 31 May 2008

Plans for complaints league tables. How should banks contact customers in debt? Tax on small pensions, grievances to ombudsman rise and Barclays to cut current account charges.


Money Box Live, Monday 26 May 2008

Vincent Duggleby and experts took your questions on saving and investing on Bank Holiday Monday's Money Box Live.


Money Box, Saturday 24 May 2008

Faster electronic payments - but only for some. A further delay in the long-running legal battle to determine the fairness of bank charges. Plus: travel insurance - less is more and Barclays' ISA chaos.


Money Box Live, Monday 19 May 2008

Money Box Live presenter, Vincent Duggleby, took your questions on investing ethically and put them to the experts.


Money Box, Saturday 17 May 2008

A bleak outlook for inflation. The winners and losers as personal tax allowances change. Complaints from brokers that mortgage lenders are cutting them out. Plus: "sale and rent back" concerns.


Money Box Live, Monday 12 May 2008

Vincent Duggleby and a panel of expert guests answered your questions about renting and letting.


Money Box, Saturday 10 May 2008

As repossessions rise, the government promises help, but should lenders do more? Plus: safety of tenants deposits, the credit crunch and annuities, and insurance comparison websites.


Money Box Live, Monday 5 May 2008

Paul Lewis and a panel of expert guests took your calls and e-mails on rights at work.


Money Box, Saturday 3 May 2008

Inheritance tax changes - too hard to prove you should benefit? Reforms to how we buy financial advice. A concession for women with reduced state pensions. Plus, HBOS and RBS rights issues.


Money Box Live, Monday 28 April 2008

Vincent Duggleby took your questions about mortgages and put them to a panel of expert guests.


Money Box, Saturday 26 April 2008

Bank charges - the High Court says the OFT can rule on fairness. Some 10p tax losers might be compensated after the government's u-turn. Plus: identity protection and fuel poverty.


Money Box Live, Monday 21 April 2008

Paul Lewis and a panel of expert guests answered your occupational and personal pension questions.


Money Box, Saturday 19 April 2008

MP dissent as tax hits those on low incomes. Should shareholders shoulder more responsibility for a bank's losses? A new scheme to protect savers - and what future for inheritance tax?


Money Box Live, Monday 14 April 2008

Paul Lewis and a panel of expert guests answered your credit report questions.


Money Box, Saturday 12 April 2008

The interest rate cut impacts on savings and mortgages. Pound at low against euro - winners and losers; and could the Financial Ombudsman Service be more accessible?


Money Box Live, Monday 7 April 2008

Paul Lewis and a panel of expert guests answered your benefits and tax credits questions.


Money Box, Saturday 5 April 2008

The latest in the mortgage market. How will the new tax year's changes impact on your income and assets? And a major credit card company has angered visually impaired customers.


Money Box Live, Monday 31 March 2008

Vincent Duggleby and a panel of expert guests answered your banking questions.


Money Box, Saturday 29 March 2008

Warning of "water poverty" as bills rise. Should the Bank of England help out mortgage lenders? The take-up of pension credit stalls. Plus: a new edition of the banking code imminent.


Money Box Live, Monday 24 March 2008

Vincent Duggleby took your questions on holiday finance and put them to a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 22 March 2008

How we're all affected by the fall out from this week's financial turbulence. Plus: The Financial Services Compensation Scheme, Empty properties and a new way for charities to raise cash.


Money Box Live, Monday 17 March 2008

Your tax questions were answered by Vincent Duggleby and a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 15 March 2008

US Bank in crisis - trouble for Bear Stearns. The Budget - will you get a bigger winter fuel payment or have to pay more road tax? Plus: pensions compensation - a new twist.


Money Box and You & Yours - Budget Call, Thursday 13 March 2008

What will Chancellor Alistair Darling's first Budget mean for your finances? Will you be better or worse off? We teamed up with You and Yours to answer your questions.


Money Box Live, Monday 10 March 2008

Vincent Duggleby was joined by a panel of experts to answer your general insurance questions.


Money Box, Saturday 8 March 2008

What might the budget bring - and what about the tax changes already announced? No change for cohabitees. A free money guidance service. Quicker clearing times and "boiler room" scams.


Money Box Live, Monday 3 March 2008

Vincent Duggleby and a panel of experts answered your questions about ISAs and tax free savings.


Money Box, Saturday 1 March 2008

Goodbye to cheap credit - how will borrowers fare? Plus: mortgage troubles for services personnel, ISA providers after our cash, and Ofcom warns firms about unfair charges.


Money Box Live, Monday 25 February 2008

Paul Lewis and a panel of experts answered your questions about small business finance.


Money Box, Saturday 23 February 2008

How nationalising Northern Rock affects savers, those with mortgages and shareholders. Plus: pensions lowered by life expectancy, and the rush to repossess confuses courts.


Money Box Live, Monday 18 February 2008

You put your questions about divorce and separation to Paul Lewis and a panel of experts.


Money Box, Saturday 16 February 2008

Has the Bank of England lost control of inflation? One national debt charity sets up a dedicated repossession team; a new code of conduct for sell and rent back schemes and new ISA rules.


Money Box Live, Monday 11 February 2008

Paul Lewis and a panel of experts answered your calls and e-mails about pensions.


Money Box, Saturday 9 February 2008

Is this week's rate cut being fairly reflected in savings and loans? A bonus payment will be made to a million Norwich Union customers. And why is it so hard for us to work out energy charges?


Money Box Live, Monday 4 February 2008

Paul Lewis took your calls and e-mails about credit and debt and put your questions to a panel of expert guests.


Money Box, Saturday 2 February 2008

Risky investments - less appealing since the credit crunch? Plus: refunds for long-term care insurance customers, new tax credits advice and "high risk" Egg customers' cards withdrawn.


Money Box Live, Monday 28 January 2008

As part of BBC Radio 4's Care in the UK season, Money Box Live presenter Vincent Duggleby took your questions on funding for long-term care and put them to a panel of expert guests.


Money Box, Saturday 26 January 2008

World markets up and down: what does it mean for us and our pockets? Plus: online tax return concern, banks' terms and conditions, and further changes to capital gains tax.


Money Box Live, Monday 21 January 2008

Vincent Duggleby put your questions about tax to this week's expert panel.


Money Box, Saturday 19 January 2008

The credit crunch and the US economy. Plus, commercial property funds, savings, loans and mortgages, what news for SAMs customers and a charge for the Financial Ombudsman?


Money Box Live, Monday 14 January 2008

Vincent Duggleby took your questions about mortgages and put them to a panel of expert guests.


Money Box, Saturday 12 January 2008

England says "no change" for the base rate. Plus: savers' introductory offers concern, Northern Rock's key week, and are you getting the minimum wage?


Money Box Live, Monday 7 January 2008

Money Box Live presenter, Vincent Duggleby, put your saving and investing questions to the experts.


Money Box, Saturday 5 January 2008

As energy prices rise, is now the time to switch or stick? Plus: we examine the health of the UK's works pension schemes, ways of tackling our personal debts, and a new free anti-ID-fraud service.

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