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Money Confidential with Katie Morley

"I'm fed up with my adult child living at home - I'm moving out".

Season 1, Ep. 1

Would you let your adult child move back home and not pay rent? As the housing market becomes more unaffordable, many adults are not only relying on the bank of mum and dad, but the house of mum and dad, with reports suggesting there’s up to 5 million of them in Britain. For some this set up will be hunky dory, but for others it can lead to toe-curling conversations about money.


In this episode, Katie chats to “Mark”. Last summer, his adult daughter moved back into the family home with her partner and family in tow. Nine months later, he’s had enough and he’s off. We also hear from financial expert Lisa Conway-Hughes and Telegraph columnist Michael Deacon on practical solutions as well as tips and tricks for navigating this awkward situation.


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Katie Morley, The Telegraph's Consumer Champion, has won back £10 million in compensation for readers. Now, she's hitting the road for a brand new podcast, Money Confidential, to hear directly from you. Would you let your grown-up child move back home and not pay rent? Is it fair for your richer siblings to go skiing and leave you behind? Are private schools really worth it? This is the place where we discuss everyday money problems affecting your life and relationships.

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