Understanding economics: why it matters for your money
Inflation, interest rates, growth and taxes - they’re terms we hear on the news every day, but what impact do they have on our everyday financial lives? In a Money Clinic episode recorded in front of a live audience at the Bristol Economics Festival, host Claer Barrett hears from Sarah O’Connor, FT columnist and associate editor, and Susannah Streeter, head of money and markets at Hargreaves Lansdown. Plus, the audience pitches in with questions about property, mortgages, student debt and getting started as an investor.
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Presented by Claer Barrett. Produced by Philippa Goodrich, Tamara Kormornick and Persis Love. Our executive producer is Manuela Saragosa. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music. Cheryl Brumley is the FT’s global head of audio.
With thanks to Zoe Steadman-Milne of the Bristol Festival of Economics
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