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Pre-budget Special with George Nixon of This is Money - The Savings Guru Podcast

Season 1, Ep. 9

Show Notes

In the ninth episode of the Savings Guru Podcast, James talks to George Nixon, financial journalist with This is Money, about the upcoming budget.

00:00 George’s background

01:35 Will the budget introduce COVID recovery bonds?

06:50 Will Premium Bonds feature in the budget?

10:55 Will the early cashing penalty on Lifetime ISAs be extended?

14:52 Will ISA allowances be raised?

20:15 Is now the right time to try to ‘fix’ the ISA system?

28:04 What other changes can we expect for savers?

31:03 What would George do if he were Chancellor of the Exchequer for a day?

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