FT Money Stage
Hosted by FT’s personal finance editor, Claer Barrett
The FT Money stage brings together the UK’s top personal finance experts, who are on a mission to help you make the most of your money. Our panel sessions give readers the chance to interact and ask questions, discussing everything from the global investment outlook to the way retirement is being reinvented. The FT’s new Moral Money section has been hugely popular with investors, and panellists will be discussing one of the hottest trends - ESG investing. In a year that has been marred by high profile investment scandals, what financial experts would like to lock in ‘Room 101’ will be an education for us all.
11:00 - 11:45 BREXIT, GLOBAL GROWTH AND THE SEARCH FOR INCOME: WHERE DO INVESTORS TURN NEXT?
FT Money columnist Merryn Somerset Webb in conversation with FT Money editor Claer Barrett
12:00 - 12:45 ROOM 101: A PERSONAL FINANCE SPECIAL
What are the biggest barriers to managing our money? Special guests Martin Wolf, Bobby Seagull and Justin Urquhart Stewart tell presenter Claer Barrett what they would banish to ‘Room 101’ to improve the nation’s finances
13:00 - 14:00 BREAK
14:00 - 14:45 HOW TO BE THE BANK OF MUM AND DAD
James Pickford, deputy FT Money editor, talks to Lucian Cook of Savills, Ed Mead of Viewber, and Camilla Dell of Black Brick, on how to help your children on to the property ladder and the state of the property market
15:00 - 15:45 REINVENTING RETIREMENT
Jane Owen, the FT’s Old Money columnist, author Camilla Cavendish and Michael Martin, private client manager at Seven Investment Management, with Claer Barrett on the meaning of retirement
16:00 - 16:45 HOW TO TAKE IT - WHAT PENSION FREEDOM MEANS FOR YOU
The FT’s pensions expert, Josephine Cumbo is joined by Michelle Cracknell, Dominic Lindley and Holly Mackay to discuss the various ‘routes to retirement income’ including drawdown policies and the pros and cons of cashing in final salary pensions
17:00 - 17:45 MORAL MONEY: HOW GREEN IS YOUR INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO?
The FT's US editor-at-large Gillian Tett teams up with columnist Merryn Somerset Webb plus Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas OBE, and Claire Jones of Lane Clarke & Peacock to discuss the buzz around ESG investing