Money & Me: a podcast by Lifetise. Season 2 episode 7, Emily Cummin.

Caroline 00:00

Hi, Emily, welcome to the podcast. How are you?

Emily 00:03

Hi. Thank you for having me. I’m good, thanks.

Caroline 00:07

So I wanted you to come on the podcast because what you’re doing with your business Untangle, I think is really, really important. And I also think that the name Untangle is such an apt name for supporting people through grief and the grieving process. Can you tell us a bit more about what you do?

Emily 00:27

Yeah, sure, thanks. Yeah, so…


Money & Me: a podcast by Lifetise. Season 2 episode 6, Carmel Dickinson.

Welcome to Money and Me, the podcast where we talk honestly about money, how it makes us feel, and how it shapes our lives and the decisions we make.

In this episode, Caroline talks to Carmel Dickinson about being left £20,000 in debt when her fiance at the time defaulted on his loans, and how it made her much more determined to talk about money in her future relationships.

Caroline 00:00

Hi, everyone. My guest today is Carmel who runs her own consulting business Worthy empowering women…


When it comes to saving, how many of us can raise our hands and say that we’re truly on track? Yep…that’s what we thought. There’s a whole range of reasons why our financial goals might feel unattainable. One of the most common excuses (yes, we said excuses!) is that our monthly expenses like rent, groceries and bills far outweigh our income. But is this really the case?

Studies show that those who struggle to save are often dealing with more of a cognitive problem, than a financial one. One of the biggest mental blocks when it comes to saving is…


Money & Me: a podcast by Lifetise. Season 2 episode 5, Clare Seal.

Caroline
Hello and welcome back. Today’s guest is Clare Seal, the creator of the My Frugal Year Instagram account, founder of The Financial Wellbeing Forum and author of Real Life Money: An Honest Guide To Taking Control Of Your Finances (Headline 2020) and The Real Life Money Journal (Headline 2020). She works to address the deeper causes of debt and financial difficulty, discussing how mindset, privilege and circumstances contribute to our financial lives and emotional wellbeing.

Caroline 0:01
Hi Clare! How are you doing today?

Clare 0:03…


Gear up for a 2021 reboot

As we start a brand new year, the push to look back on 2020 and set ourselves new goals might feel less urgent than usual. Maybe you’re worried about committing to new success when things still feel unstable. Or has your optimism run dry following such a tough year? After the last 12 months, it’s understandable that setting new goals might feel out of touch. 2020 has put us through some of the most collectively challenging experiences possible, as well as causing difficulties for all of us on a personal level. But remember —…


Money & Me: a podcast by Lifetise. Season 2 episode 4, Chloe and Pont.

Welcome to Money and Me, the podcast where we talk honestly about money, how it makes us feel, and how it shapes our lives and the decisions we make. In this episode, Caroline talks to Chloe and Pont, co-owners of hair salon Bebop, about taking on the financial risks of setting up as a small business, riding out not one but two COVID lockdowns and building resilience.

Caroline 0:44

Hello, my friends. Today I’m joined by Chloe and Pont, who are the owners of the Bebop…


If you’ve done a lot of out-of-budget, boredom-induced lockdown spending in 2020, it’s easy to consider the rest of the year as a write-off. Then fritter away what you’ve got left during the festive season. Well we want to stop you in your tracks before you do! Studies show that it takes 21 days to build a habit…so why put that off till 2021?

The sooner you start making smart money choices, the more likely you are to carry those habits into the new year with you. …


Money & Me: a podcast by Lifetise. Season 2 episode 3, Dani St. James.

In this episode, Caroline talks to Dani St James, about the huge financial and emotional costs trans people experience getting access to jobs, medical care, and psychological support. And how her Not a Phase charity plans to help.

Dani is a model, influencer and the co-founder of Not A Phase, an organisation she set up with her best friend to benefit the lives of trans adults across the UK. …


University students celebrating graduation
University students celebrating graduation

Myth-Busting: Will student debt stop you buying a home?

At Lifetise, our goal is to shower you with the confidence and know-how to make life’s biggest decisions. What better way than to demystify complex decisions — like buying your first home. Debunking any fears or misinformation that get in the way of you going after this goal.

So this week, we’re tackling a very common worry. Lots of people ask us: “will student debt stop me buying a home?” It’s understandable. Student debt often feels like a massive burden. But the good news is it shouldn’t stop you getting on…


Want to know how to save more? If you constantly find yourself stretched thin when it comes to money, or living paycheck to paycheck, now might be a good time to reflect on some of your spending and saving habits. But…it’s nearing the end of a difficult year, and we’re guessing that the last thing you want to do is take a long, hard look at your money management.

To make things simple, we’ve put together 4 quick money saving hacks that you can start implementing right this second. They could leave with you a lot more in your account…

Caroline Hughes

CEO, Lifetise | Feminist FinTech | How to afford your life goals🏠👩‍👧‍👧🏖 | Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab 2019 | Women in FinTech Powerlist | 🎙Money & Me

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