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.
BREXIT, GLOBAL GROWTH AND THE SEARCH FOR INCOME: WHERE DO INVESTORS TURN NEXT?
Star columnist Merryn Somerset Webb in conversation with FT Money editor Claer Barrett
ROOM 101: A PERSONAL FINANCE SPECIAL
What are the biggest barriers to managing our money? Special guests Martin Wolf, Bobby Seagull and Justin Urquart Stewart tell presenter Claer Barrett what they would banish to ‘Room 101’ to improve the nation’s finances.
HOW TO BE THE BANK OF MUM AND DAD
James Pickford, deputy FT Money editor, leads panellists Lucian Cook, residential research director at estate agent Savills, Ed Mead, founder of Viewber, and Camilla Dell, founder of buying agent Black brick, in a discussion of the best way of helping your children on to the property ladder - addressing concerns about the state of the property market, mortgage options and the tax concerns of helping a loved one
Jane Owen plus Camilla Cavendish and Michael Martin
HOW TO TAKE IT - WHAT PENSION FREEDOM MEANS FOR YOU
The FT’s pensions expert Josephine Cumbo chairs a panel of experts discussing the various “routes to retirement income” including drawdown policies, and the pros and cons of cashing in final salary pensions
MORAL MONEY: HOW GREEN IS YOUR INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO
There is a huge buzz around ESG investing - short for environmental, social and governance. Retail investors are keen to ensure that the choices they make today have a positive impact tomorrow, but how can they put their money to work? Fresh from the launch of the FT's Moral Money newsletter, the FT's US editor Gillian Tett teams up with investment columnist Merryn Somerset Webb plus Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas OBE, chief executive of the Green Finance Institute and Claire Jones, head of responsible investment at Lane Clarke & Peacock.