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Interview with Julia McColl - Chetwood Financial - The Savings Guru Podcast

Season 1, Ep. 11

Show Notes

In the eleventh episode of the Savings Guru Podcast, James talks to Julia McColl, Commercial Director of Chetwood Financial, about Chetwood’s history, their plans for the future, and how to increase the number of women leading savings businesses.

00:00 Julia’s background

02:27 Why Chetwood decided to become a bank

04:37 What was the rationale for Chetwood’s dual branding?

06:51 How have the first two years been for Chetwood?

13:04 What impact have new entries into the market had on Chetwood?

18:00 Chetwood’s plans for the future

24:00 What changes will we see in the market in the coming years?

28:00 Why are savings marketplaces slow to take off?

34:49 How will COVID affect savers’ behaviour?

40:00 What can be done to increase the number of women leading savings businesses?

49:09 What would Julia do if she were Chancellor of the Exchequer for a day?

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