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That Mint Podcast
29 minutes | 14 days ago
Episode 20 – Happy New Tax Year!
It’s the new tax year, the sun is shining and the end of lockdown is finally on the horizon! It's safe to say we're feeling very positive at That Mint Podcast HQ as we bring you a special episode covering all things related to the new tax year. Cathi and Jo are talking financial resolutions and even give their top tips on what to do to help you make the most of your money. We are going deep into income tax, self assessments and tax-free cash. As usual, expect a cheeky game, lots of laughter and a crazy story or two from our hosts. Enjoy!
44 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 19 – #SideHustle
In this month's fun filled episode we go back in time to see if Jo's predictions on the budget were correct - could she be the next Mystic Meg? Jo and Cathi also discuss the rise of side hustles during lockdown, we're talking extreme dog walking, professional heckler and rum connoisseurs... We also have another special guest on this month's episode, Jamie Sutherland, who worked in finance and is now pursuing his dream in stand up comedy - You don't want to miss this!
46 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 18 - Your Granda will find out
From answering questions from a listener to Jo giving her own personal TED Talk on the upcoming budget, this episode is jam packed with some great advice, a cheeky game and some slightly questionable jokes.Plus we have an exciting interview with the lovely Ola from All Things Money that you don't want to miss!
40 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 17 - A tortoise heat lamp and a Mary Poppins statue
We're kicking off a new year (although it kinda still feels like 2020 with lockdown 3.0!) with a brand new episode! Fuelled by costa coffee, this episode is full of pension advice, how the global pandemic affected finance in 2020, and insight into Jo's Amazon purchase history - you won't be disappointed! Plus, we're joined by the very lovely Lee Robertson from Octo Members gives us his thoughts on financial services as a profession.
47 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 16 – That Mint Christmas Special
It's Christmaaaas! And we're back with the last episode of 2020. To celebrate, we've stuffed it full of festive jokes, a mince pie taste test, and some creative (non) advice on how to spend your Christmas budget! Oh, and in true That Mint Podcast style, the mulled wine is flowing! Merry Christmas everyone!
37 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 15 – *Insert Jazz Music Here*
“Interest rates can be negative, but Cathi and Jo show us why this can be a positive thing?”This episode is the first of our brand new format, (what do you think?!) and delves deep into the changes around interest rates and the direction in which they are heading to initiate customer spending. Cathi and Jo both discuss the control that the Bank of England has on customer spending by increasing and decreasing interest rates, and Jo gives us a lesson on why just printing more money doesn’t help!We'd love to hear your thoughts, and as always, if you could rate, review, share, and subscribe, we'd be super grateful! Especially if you listen on the iPodcasts (as Jo calls them!)
53 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 14 – That Mint Afterparty
This is one bumper episode, and one unlike any other.To celebrate That Mint Podcast coming so far in so little time (view our 'half birthday' highlights here), Cathi and Jo stocked up on wine, invested in a bleep button, and sweet-talked the producers into going live for this special video episode.Amongst slightly more chaos than usual, they talk rising pension ages, inflation, and finance media annoyances - as well as giving mostly insightful (and sometimes inevitably humorous) answers to listener questions.
40 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 13 – (Not) Funny punny money
An episode looking back at That Mint Podcast so far, covering how it started, what it’s meant not just for listeners but the hosts themselves, and why we just can’t seem to create an episode without a little ‘e’. Join us for a look and laugh at highlights including everything from our infamous compound interest illustration to favourite guests and somewhat less relevant favourite nursery rhymes!
53 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 12 – Village living, flaky drifting & other stories
A mortgage is the biggest debt you would ever take out, so does the ‘debt is bad’ general rule apply? In this episode, Cathi and Jo explore spending somebody else’s money instead of yours and whether there is another way. With refreshing honesty on mortgage mistakes from our hosts and guest Luke Hartley (Hartley Ross). This episode's stories take us to Italy, France and beyond, and this whistle-stop world tour of mortgages also addresses worries surrounding the current market, with further insight added by Luke.Amongst ever so slightly too much window talk, discover why a COVID/Survey sandwich doesn’t taste very nice and why checking for Japanese knotweed is the least of your worries.
32 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 11 - Ctrl +F-ing Finance
Ok, so this episode is certainly one to get you thinking, particularly about whether the finance industry as a whole, with its jargon and serious-looking colours, confusing acronyms and stock images, is off-putting to its audience before they even look into financial advice.Join Cathi, Jo (and our lovely guest Abbie Knight) for another episode of all singing all, dancing finance fun!
34 minutes | a year ago
Episode 10 – Coronavirus: With a slice of lime
The girls are back with a follow-up episode to their Coronovirus special. Starting with some admissions of sneaky stockpiling and Jo’s bad spending habits - this episode will look at the long-term effects or COVID-19 and what the last 3 months can teach us from a financial point of view, (with an inevitable pirate joke thrown in for good measure!)
34 minutes | a year ago
Episode 9 – Going halves on a baby
As finance professionals, there’s nothing we love more than a detailed, sensible plan! But is that possible when it comes to financially planning for a baby? What savings should you have, how secure should your income be?With some intimidating stats around the cost of children hitting the news recently, Cathi and Jo tackle one of the toughest, most unpredictable decisions and question whether you can apply logic to every life choice.It used to be that a 25-year mortgage was the longest financial commitment a person could make, but with many grown up children still comfortable at home is this still the case? Jo is certainly starting to wonder whether parenthood and Pringles will turn out to be her biggest long-term outlay…
40 minutes | a year ago
Episode 8 – Risk vs Reward vs Ice-cream
In their biggest gamble to date, Cathi and Jo will try to convince you of the benefits of investing for normal people.This ain’t no disco. This ain’t no pyramid scheme either. (This is FCA…approved.) Along the way Jo reveals the riskiest thing she’s ever done for an ice cream, and Cathi puts her mathematical mind against the roulette wheel.And finally we get some pro-tips from Lee, an experienced investor and Asset Manager, who - contrary to all those stereotypes - is a warm, funny and down-to-earth guy.It’s a topsy-turvy episode, for a topsy-turvy world. Leave your expectations at the door…
31 minutes | a year ago
Bonus Episode 2 - Meaningful Money In Conversation
Catch up on our guest appearance on the wonderful Pete Matthew's podcast from @meaningfulmoney.Celebrating Meaningful Money's 10th birthday, we talk all things finance and weigh up the difficulties and the enjoyment of doing a financial podcast.
40 minutes | a year ago
Episode 7 – Jo needs saving
“I always think it’s something I’ll do when I grow up. I haven’t really grown up yet. (I’m forty soon).” (Jo Campbell, 2020.)Yes, it's the beloved topic of savings, that everyone knows is important, but most avoid talking about. Guest this episode is Brendan Shanks from Husky Finance, who joins in the chaos to talk workplace pensions, and his jargon-free description of auto-enrolment
9 minutes | a year ago
Bonus Episode 1
In this bonus edition of That Mint Podcast, Cathi and Jo discuss what it means to keep you cash on deposit right now, the pros and cons, and the different options available. They also question how easy it is to start your own bank.. you might see That Mint Bank coming to a high street near you soon!
34 minutes | a year ago
Episode 6 – Coronavirus Special
In light of the current climate, we have recorded a special edition of TMP, which aims to help you make sense of the current financial uncertainty. We'll help explain what it all means for you and reassure you about the steps to take - both now and in future to protect ahead of any similar catastrophes.For more information, check out Cathi's latest blog too!
36 minutes | a year ago
Episode 5 – Sweet FAs
Our financial comedy duo consider exactly what it is a financial adviser does, myth busting some of the common misconceptions, and the importance of getting advice to plan your life. They're joined by Dan Moody from Intelliflo, who shares his insights on a career working at a FinTech firm. And they also address the all important question... 'Is a personal sommelier a good investment?'
32 minutes | a year ago
Episode 4 – Funerals are wasted on the dead
How much does it cost to die? Is writing a will important? What happens if I die without a will? Where can I buy an inflatable coffin?Through forcing Jo to write a will, this episode will look at the answers to these cheery questions and discuss what you need to do to be ready for death, (as always, with some light hearted humour to make it a little less morbid!)
32 minutes | a year ago
Episode 3 – Am I better off dead?
In this episode, the cheery topic of death is explored, including what life insurance is and why you might need it.This episode includes an interview with Rob Kingsbury, talks about people’s worst financial mistakes and asks an incredibly important question involving Transformers…
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