5 live Consumer Team with Martin Lewis

BBC  |  Podcast , ±39 min episodes every 4 days  | 
Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis joins Adrian Chiles for lively debate and tips on how to make the most of your money. Alongside other guests from the business world, the team responds to the latest consumer news and hears your money dilemmas, every Monday from 12pm.

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How to turn £800 into £5,500

The Martin Lewis Podcast is here. Founder of Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis answers your financial questions including is a dehumidifier a cost effective way to dry clothes? Is it cheaper to use an oven, air-fryer or microwave?
This week, Martin has an urgent plea for those aged between 45 and 70. As you could be missing years off your state pension worth £1,000s, so check now.
Elsewhere in the show, ‘Tell Us’ have you re-gifted gifts. What was it? Did it backfire? Plus Martin’s podcast exclusive money-saving tips and the cheapest shop to buy Baileys this week.

Producer: Isabelle Tudor, Laura Harmes
Editors: Will Cooper, Tom Green, and Ben Sears

Black Friday ‘best’ deals – are they worth it?

The Martin Lewis Podcast is here – founder of Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis answers your financial questions.

What is Grey Friday? When is Cyber Monday? Martin reveals whether Black Friday is any good. He shares the best and the worst type of deals – plus his take on pre-Xmas, Boxing Day and January sales. But before you get pulled into an impulse buy, Martin coaches us in his ‘Money Mantras’ and ‘Black Friday shopping memo’.

This week, listeners Sheena and Aimee got in touch to ask about interest on Help-to-Save and energy bills. Elsewhere in the podcast, ‘Tell Us’ the most expensive thing you’ve bought but never used.

Credit, Christmas and Jeremy Hunt’s Fiscal Drag Show

The Martin Lewis Podcast is here – founder of Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis joins BBC Radio 5 live’s Nihal Arthanayake to answer your questions – such as is Black Friday a good deal? Also this week, Martin has an urgent plea for anyone who can’t afford to clear their credit card debit: get a 0% balance transfer.

Elsewhere in the podcast, ‘Tell Us’ how much of your Christmas shopping have you done? What did you buy and when did you start? Nihal takes on Martin’s Money Mastermind – he’s quizzed on the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and FCA regulations.

Plus podcast exclusive money-saving tips, including where to get a free letter from Santa and how to extend expiring Tesco Clubcard vouchers.

Producer: Isabelle Tudor
Editors: Will Cooper, Tom Green and Ben Sears

3 episodes