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Monday, 25th January 2016
Below is the free podcast from Mike's appearance on LBC's Money Hour on 25 January 2016 with Clive Bull. It's free to listen to.
On this show, Mike talks to Clive about the latest news affecting consumers with debt issues, and takes calls, texts and emails from listeners around the country. Below is a timeline of the audio to make it easier to access certain parts of the show. Just click below to start listening.
The Money Hour - Monday 25 January 2016 (42.031 mins news bulletins removed)
Topics and time line
Topics include, HMRC tax, new basic bank accounts with no fees, police employee with debt, student loans, debt management plans, bankruptcy, Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs), bailiffs, where to get free debt help, car finance PPC plans, bailiffs, fixed penalty notices / parking fines
02.10 The show starts with Mike commenting about a case he had a few days ago where a police employee cannot afford to feed himself and hangs around sandwich bars looking for leftovers.
05.20 Call 1 John had a capital tax issue over the sale of one of his properties.
10.00 Clive talks to Mike about the recent launch of 'fee free' basic bank accounts and what this means to consumers.
13.46 Call 2 Victoria wanted information on her student loan repayments after she had to leave on medical grounds.
16.05 Call 4 Austin was looking for information on his £20,000 of unsecured debts, he said he has bailiffs now calling and is at a loss what to do.
23.25 Call 5 Saul said he has a debt collector on his case for a debt of £11,000 to an Energy provider that he disputes. (Mike will update on this caller soon)
29.22 Call 6 Errol was looking for details on how to get a basic bank account which doesn't charge fees.
30.48 Call 7 Clare said she has on a lease agreement, PPC plan, with her car and wanted to know if she could hand her car back and walk away from the arrangement.
33.28 Call 8 Marie contacts the show to give an update following her initial call to the show on 21 December 2015 see timeline 37.30, listen here
36.06 Call 9 Mark was looking for information on his £12,000 debt with HMRC and wanted to know why he has to pay interest. His second question was how does he improve his credit rating.
40.00 Imran wanted to know how to best pay his fixed penalty notices / parking fines.
41.10 Question from Edward - "I'm currently bankrupt and I do not have a permanent address, can I still open a bank account?"
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