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Smart Consumer Podcast

English, Financial News, 1 seasons, 126 episodes, 2 days 50 minutes
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Spending and stuff from the team at You and Yours.
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Coronavirus: Advice for parents coping with the kids being at home now the schools are closing their doors.

Mike Young presents The Smart Consumer Podcast.
19/03/202018 minutes 36 seconds
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Getting your finances under control in your twenties.

The Smart Consumer Podcast's Mike Young on the financial pressures on twenty-somethings.
12/03/202025 minutes 30 seconds
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How beauty influencers encourage us to buy and wear more Makeup

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Lydia Thomas and Louisa Adams
26/02/202023 minutes 44 seconds
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Eating in or dining out....what do you want for breakfast?

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Pete Wilson. Cereals or fry-ups - what wins at breakfast?
19/02/202013 minutes 43 seconds
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Why don't people see working as a waiter as a career - and why as diners do we dismiss them?

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Pete Wilson. Why is it so hard to keep restaurant staff?
14/02/202010 minutes 49 seconds
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Overdrafts - the new charges and how to avoid them

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Louisa Adams and Iona Bain from the Young Money Blog.
07/02/202024 minutes 35 seconds
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What should we eat to stay healthy?

The Smart Consumer podcast with Winifred Robinson
31/01/202025 minutes 15 seconds
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Should you spend more than £1,000 on an electric bike?

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Jon Douglas.
24/01/202020 minutes 1 second
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Mindful drinking for the sober curious - could you give up alcohol?

Smart Consumer with Laura Willoughby of Club Soda and Professor David Nutt
17/01/202018 minutes 43 seconds
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Failed diets and body shaming - can you combine wellbeing and weight loss?

The Smart Consumer podcast with Frankie Haynes, Shahroo Izadi and Man V Fat.
10/01/202021 minutes 37 seconds
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Your guide to the fitness and wellness trends for 2020; including intuitive exercise, biohacking and the latest fitness tech.

with Tally Rye, Jessica Salter, Louisa Adams and Natalie Donovan
20/12/201928 minutes 10 seconds
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Young couples discuss the difficulties and cost of long distance relationships.

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Tara Holmes and Louisa Adams.
13/12/201921 minutes 30 seconds
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How to keep the cost of car insurance down for younger drivers.

Mike Young presents the Smart Consumer podcast.
06/12/201925 minutes 5 seconds
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Letting the train take the strain; would you go on a foreign holiday by train instead of plane?

Smart Consumer- Holidays by Rail with Kevin Mousley and the Man in Seat 61
29/11/201927 minutes 44 seconds
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Great for instagram and wellbeing, but will a plant purify the air?

The truth about houseplants from the Smart Consumer podcast
22/11/201914 minutes 57 seconds
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Young entrepreneurs - have you got what it takes to run a successful business?

The Smart Consumer podcast with Natalie Donovan, The Mindful Chef and Abigail Wastie
15/11/201914 minutes 18 seconds
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The people living in tiny rental spaces and what can be done about it

The Smart Consumer podcast with Simon Hoban, Kitty Drake and Medina Grillo
08/11/201919 minutes 22 seconds
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The things you need to think of if you're planning to take a career break to travel or work abroad.

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Tara Holmes and Beatrice Pickup.
31/10/201920 minutes 35 seconds
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Why are we so aggressive and mean to learner drivers?

Smart Consumer podcast with Lydia Thomas and Simon Hoban
25/10/201917 minutes 4 seconds
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Two former gamblers discuss how the industry breaks the rules and fails to protect vulnerable people

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Lydia Thomas, Craig and Alex.
17/10/201924 minutes 22 seconds
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The IPAs in the cartoon cans....who are they REALLY aimed at? The beers so on message they might be aiming too low

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Pete Wilson and Beatrice Pickup.
10/10/201920 minutes 12 seconds
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How Britain's towns and cities are trying to clean up the air we breathe

The Smart Consumer podcast with Mike Young
03/10/201923 minutes 2 seconds
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Does it pay to take a gap year?

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Tara Holmes.
27/09/201920 minutes 11 seconds
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Second-Hand Clothes

Smart Consumer with Simon Hoban on the boom in second-hand clothes
20/09/201926 minutes 21 seconds
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How can online shopping and home delivery be less harmful to the environment?

The Smart Consumer podcast with Beatrice Pickup
13/09/201921 minutes 19 seconds
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Dating Differently

Smart Consumer podcast with Simon Hoban
06/09/201920 minutes 28 seconds
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How to afford university

The Smart Consumer podcast with Louisa Adams and Tom Allingham from Save The Student.
30/08/201927 minutes 18 seconds
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Stag and Hen do...or don't?

The Smart Consumer podcast with Simon Hoban and Jess Quayle
23/08/201922 minutes 34 seconds
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How to be better at saving money

The Smart Consumer podcast with Simon Hoban and Jess Quayle
16/08/201914 minutes 53 seconds
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The young interns who're tired of working for nothing

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Jess Quayle and Craig Henderson
09/08/201915 minutes 35 seconds
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Why Love Island style dental veneers might not be the best idea

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Lydia Thomas and Louisa Adams
02/08/201917 minutes 24 seconds
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Everything you need to know about tattoos

The Smart Consumer podcast with tattoo artist Lee Clements and YouTuber Lucie Parfitt.
26/07/201919 minutes 1 second
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Credit cards and how to avoid a cycle of debt

The Smart Consumer podcast with Jess Quayle and Iona Bain from the Young Money Blog.
19/07/201924 minutes 25 seconds
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The new trend for cruise ship holidays amongst young people

The Smart Consumer podcast takes to the seas with Simon Hoban and Jess Quayle
12/07/201920 minutes 17 seconds
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How "virtual reality" technology is helping to treat trauma and anxiety

Jay Unger and Louisa Adams hear how the NHS is starting to use VR to treat anxiety
05/07/201921 minutes 10 seconds
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The truth about sunscreens - from SPF dilemmas to reef-friendly labels

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Sali Hughes and Dr Andrew Birnie
28/06/201923 minutes 14 seconds
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With more GP's quitting what's the future for General Practice?

Kevin Mousley speaks to GP's young and experienced.
21/06/201922 minutes 34 seconds
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Everything you need to know about music festivals and how to survive them with Mark Radcliffe and some young people!

Festivals and how to survive them with Kevin Mousley and Mark Radcliffe
14/06/201920 minutes 9 seconds
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Mortgage mishaps and how to avoid them

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Simon Hoban and Jess Quayle.
07/06/201919 minutes 25 seconds
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Students talk to us about life, money and what proposals to cut the cost of university fees mean to them

The Smart Consumer Podcast: Kevin Mousley and Tara Holmes discuss student finance
31/05/201919 minutes 32 seconds
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The young climate change activists persuading us to change our behaviour

The Smart Consumer Podcast with Jess Quayle and Lydia Thomas
24/05/201917 minutes 23 seconds
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Recycling crisp packets - the impossible dream? And could you give up clothes buying for a year?

The You and Yours podcast with Simon Hoban and Louisa Adams
17/05/201925 minutes 28 seconds
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Folding Phones and Renting Clothes

What went wrong with the launch of Samsung's latest phone - the Galaxy Fold?
10/05/201922 minutes 28 seconds
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The new instagram trend for "Shelfies" and how they help with mindfulness

The You and Yours podcast with Jess Quayle and Lydia Thomas
03/05/201919 minutes 4 seconds
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Gambling addiction and IVF.

The gambler who confronted the betting industry. Do fertility treatments exploit people?
25/04/201924 minutes 51 seconds
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Why gaming's good for you

The You and Yours podcast with Jess Quayle and Simon Hoban
19/04/201927 minutes 1 second
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What to do if your energy company folds and the secret to baking bread.

The You and Yours podcast with Shari Vahl and Jess Quayle
11/04/201925 minutes 44 seconds
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Joe Lycett and Tiny Houses

Comedian Joe Lycett talks about his new consumer TV show and the new - but tiny - houses
05/04/201924 minutes 35 seconds
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Rising rents on the high street and the latest technology designed to slow down our cars.

The impact of rising high street rents on retailers. New tech aiming to boost car safety.
27/03/201921 minutes 25 seconds
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Recycling coffee cups and brexit tales

Are reusable cups making a difference and the child told by a schoolmate to go home.
15/03/201917 minutes 30 seconds
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Signs of Life

What your intensive care doctor is really thinking - Dr Aoife Abbey
08/03/201915 minutes 16 seconds
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Equal pay and junk food

Calling time on takeaways and the supermarket war on pay.
01/03/201925 minutes 42 seconds
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Dangerous tyres and Dads looking like Lads

Mother ramps up pressure on the government over dangerous tyres on public vehicles
21/02/201928 minutes 52 seconds
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Organ Donation and Vampire Shopping

Reaction to a law change in England and Scotland which will affect how organs are donated
15/02/201928 minutes 41 seconds
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Veganism and Drive-Thrus

Are you sticking to vegan diet? And, why Drive-Thrus are becoming more popular.
08/02/201931 minutes 45 seconds
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Key fob car theft and protecting children online

Cars with key fobs are at increased risk of theft and how to keep children safe online
31/01/201923 minutes 30 seconds
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Life after care

An interview with You and Yours listener Tina Upson, on life after caring for her Mum.
24/01/201925 minutes 12 seconds
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Decluttering with Marie Kondo and cassette tapes

How the Netflix series with Marie Kondo is inspiring you to to declutter.
18/01/201934 minutes 59 seconds
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Will Self on Universal Credit; and Professional Bridesmaids

The author Will Self talks about supporting two friends struggling with Universal Credit
11/01/201925 minutes 42 seconds
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Sugar Babies - more finance than romance?

The women who use websites for "elevated dating" - finding a sugar daddy
31/12/201816 minutes 14 seconds
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Bobbi Brown and the beauty industry

Interview with Bobbi Brown about the booming beauty industry and social media influencers
27/12/201834 minutes 52 seconds
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Paying for Christmas, Staying Brand Loyal and NOT Running for Charity

How do you pay for Christmas, does brand loyalty cost you and NOT running for charity.
20/12/201820 minutes 53 seconds
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Special Educational Needs, Stammering, Starless Cars and No Brexit Content!

Special education needs, managing a stammer, cars that fail safety tests, why no Brexit?
13/12/201831 minutes 46 seconds
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Eating, Earning and Education

Overweight children and parents not spotting it, how to earn enough and university essays
06/12/201816 minutes 41 seconds
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Pensions, Schooling and Junk Food

Pension problems for women, schooling with special needs and banning junk food adverts.
29/11/201811 minutes 38 seconds
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Universal Credit and electric planes

How delays to Universal Credit payment led woman to sex work.
23/11/201819 minutes 49 seconds
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Bank Blunder and Solar Rip-Off

The fraud victim ridiculed by his bank and salesman recorded mid rip off!
16/11/201841 minutes 56 seconds
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Faster Music and Avon

Research shows that music performances are getting faster and the changing face of Avon.
09/11/201825 minutes 36 seconds
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Noise nuisance and teenagers vaping

The council refusing to tackle noise nuisance and the appeal of vaping to teenagers
01/11/201822 minutes 1 second
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Eco-friendly shopping and Xylitol

Warnings for dog owners about a sugar substitute that is toxic for dogs.
25/10/201834 minutes 27 seconds
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Adoption and the global sleep industry

How adoption changes lives and the novel products promising you a better night's sleep
17/10/201827 minutes 16 seconds
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Why fewer young people drink alcohol and lost property on planes

Young people avoiding alcohol... and the obstacle course that is airline lost property
12/10/201820 minutes 2 seconds
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Traidcraft and music for dementia

The future of Traidcraft and the power of music in helping people with dementia
04/10/201825 minutes 35 seconds
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Finding Love After Bereavement

On your side in a world of scams, frauds and rip-offs. The best in consumer journalism.
27/09/201814 minutes 55 seconds
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Looking scruffy, flying cars and the price of alcohol.

Why looking scruffy is in fashion and why flying cars might be taking off soon.
20/09/201818 minutes 3 seconds
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Two-Timing on Tinder

The people in relationships using dating apps. Also: the financial crisis ten years on.
14/09/201821 minutes 40 seconds
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The Crippling Cost of Childcare

How Much!?! The Cost of Childcare. Also: McDonald's test fake meat.
06/09/201822 minutes 47 seconds
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Antiques Roadshow You & Yours Podcast Special

Antiques Roadshow; The Bank of Mum and Dad; Online Shopping
31/08/201831 minutes 3 seconds
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Preserving your digital music collection and dealing with debt collectors

A row over what to wear on a flight, debt problems and avoiding losing your digital music
27/08/201821 minutes 49 seconds
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High Street Botox and Luxury Straws

A major retailer is offering botox and fillers for £99 - but not everyone's happy.
17/08/201822 minutes 7 seconds
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Getting in Bind over Japanese Knotweed

Should mortgage companies really worry about Japanese Knotweed?
09/08/201832 minutes 16 seconds
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70 years of the album: charting its history

Winifred Robinson's album memories + What's really important in a relationship?
03/08/201829 minutes 22 seconds
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Celebrating the Vox Pop

The joy of the vox pop and the rules for running a "survey says.. story
26/07/201830 minutes 46 seconds
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What's your best memory of "Now that's what I call music"?

Compilation album Now hits the big 100, canned wine and the boss of Tesla.
19/07/201822 minutes 47 seconds
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When have you been given a second chance?

Getting a second chance at life, finding a coat to fit and becoming a social media star.
12/07/201817 minutes 29 seconds
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Why would you spend £5000 on a new TV???

LGBT, Big TVs and Dating sites
05/07/201825 minutes 32 seconds
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Is pop past its peak for music fans?

The pop stars struggling to sell out arenas and the mysterious world of Google AdWords.
29/06/201817 minutes 15 seconds
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Disability benefits and World Cup travel

Is the new benefit system "disastrous" and can you get to the football on the cheap?
22/06/201827 minutes 39 seconds
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You and Yours Podcast - Carers, Open University, A&E lists

Caring for carers, Open University at 50 and frequent visitors to Accident and Emergency.
14/06/201829 minutes 16 seconds
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You and Yours Podcast - Learner drivers, train timetables and online photos

Why Learner drivers are going on motorways. Also, train travel woes and online photos.
07/06/201823 minutes 58 seconds
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Future transport: behind the scenes

Richard Branson, Zoox cars and speedy scooters.
01/06/201826 minutes 46 seconds
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Voice activation and the record number of failing care homes.

The voice activation assistant that won't play Radio 4 and why care homes are failing.
18/05/201819 minutes 17 seconds
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The £50 rubbish bag and the £30 million garden

The Welsh residents charged £50 for a roll of rubbish bags and the RHS plants £30m garden
10/05/201828 minutes 51 seconds
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I-phone batteries and dogs banged up

I-Phones batteries row, why life's tough for older renters and good dogs treated as bad
03/05/201826 minutes 58 seconds
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Loan sharks and long boring books

New plans to crack down on loan sharks. The long dense novels you can't quite finish.
26/04/201822 minutes 15 seconds
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Modern Dating and Cashback Websites

The rules of modern dating and we talk to the boss of one of the big cashback websites
20/04/201822 minutes 43 seconds
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Illicit Drinks and CD Sales

Could the sugar tax lead to illicit full-sugar drink imports? And how CDs are coming back
13/04/201824 minutes 51 seconds
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Behind the scenes on the You and Yours debt special

Mental health, Michael Sheen, and 25 year old shirts
05/04/201823 minutes 1 second
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Maternity services and renting out your own car

Experiences of maternity services. Renting out your own car. Sharing a home with friends.
29/03/201826 minutes 21 seconds
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Romance fraud and the holiday destination that doesn't want more tourists

How to spot romance fraud and the city that wants to be less attractive to tourists
23/03/201819 minutes
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Fake Food & The Fear of Finding Out

The criminals adulterating food at industrial scale and combating the fear of finding out
16/03/201821 minutes 35 seconds
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The You and Yours Coffee Break. What are you eating and who are going to you watch?

The You and Yours Coffee Break: calorie counting, second hand tickets and a new toy craze
08/03/201816 minutes 4 seconds
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M&S Knickers and Houseplants for Millennials

The You and Yours listener who got M&S to reverse their redesign of her favourite pants
02/03/201826 minutes 30 seconds
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You and Yours Podcast: Older workers and living by the seaside

Changing the way we work for an ageing population and what's it like living in Blackpool?
23/02/201823 minutes 33 seconds
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The Cost Of Dementia Care; The History Of Saving And Borrowing

A personal story of the cost of dementia care. The history of saving and borrowing.
16/02/201820 minutes 37 seconds
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You and Yours Podcast - Care Homes, Interest-only Mortgages, Wine Deals and Annoying Mice

Life in a care home, interest-only mortgages, supermarket wine deals and clicking mice.
08/02/201820 minutes 26 seconds
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Homelessness and Microadventures

We talk about the rise in homelessness and find out why smaller trips might be the best.
02/02/201828 minutes 41 seconds
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Veganism and Fraud

Taking up veganism for January and why we're over confident about spotting scams.
25/01/201817 minutes 23 seconds
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You and Yours Podcast - Life Drawing, Driverless Cars and the Sex Pistols

Driverless cars, life-drawing, Iceland ditches the plastic and the Sex Pistols.
18/01/201830 minutes 14 seconds
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Switching off DAB, switching on smart meters and switching to holidays with an edge

Turning off FM radio. When will we all have smart meters and holidays with a dark edge.
12/01/201821 minutes 57 seconds
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You & Yours PODCAST 5/01/18 :'Miracle Spice' and Fitness Dreams

You & Yours Podcast 5/01/18: exposing, explaining and entertaining
05/01/201820 minutes 11 seconds
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You and Yours Best Bits of the Consumer Week

The man who travels the world tuning pianos and one Hollywood's top animal trainers.
29/12/201720 minutes 18 seconds
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Christmas debt and the gift of time

How to avoid Christmas spending debt, plus David Cassidy and the gift of time.
22/12/201724 minutes 28 seconds
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Impulse buying and Christmas decor trends

Software to stop you making late-night online purchases, and the latest Christmas decor.
14/12/201723 minutes 36 seconds
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Live streaming; Clothes you never wear

Sites that pay users to live-stream their lives and the clothes we buy but never wear
08/12/201730 minutes 28 seconds
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Cannabis cafes; The Archers; Facebook memorial profiles

Hear about You and Yours' involvement in the latest The Archers storyline.
30/11/201730 minutes 36 seconds
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Cutting down on the booze; Car hire complaints

Are you cutting down on how much alcohol you drink? Car hire complaints.
23/11/201728 minutes 41 seconds
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YYHighlights:Pet choices and cookery books

Why Delia Smith reckons the cook book is dead. And bringing a pet into your life.
16/11/201727 minutes 33 seconds
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Mary Portas; DIY for Young People; Best Christmas Presents

Shopping guru Mary Portas on Britain's high street. Your very best Christmas present.
10/11/201726 minutes 7 seconds
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Should the NHS fund IVF treatment? Film memorabilia

Should the NHS fund IVF treatment? 25 years of texting. Film memorabilia.
02/11/201726 minutes 19 seconds
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Dumb 'smart' meters and plastic oceans

Why 2nd generation smart meters aren't that smart and the sea-bin that eats plastic
26/10/201730 minutes 45 seconds
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Surviving mental health problems; the great squirrel battle for survival and michaelmas goose

On your side in a world of scams, frauds and rip-offs. The best in consumer journalism.
05/10/201720 minutes 19 seconds
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Elderly drivers and Tourism

Could black-box technology (telematics) help older people to judge when to stop driving?
22/09/201726 minutes 38 seconds
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How a scheme to declutter streets ended in tragedy and drinking water, is bottled really better than tap?

The You and Yours podcast presented by Peter White and Shari Vahl
15/09/201728 minutes 57 seconds
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We mark 10 years of contactless card payments and how charity crowdfunding websites are a magnet for criminals

Ten years since the start of contactless card payments, how banks are tightening security
08/09/201720 minutes 21 seconds
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Ryanair and microchipped skin.

We speak to the CEO of Ryanair, Michael O'Leary. And - the ID that's under your skin.
05/09/201720 minutes 43 seconds