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Episode 46 – The Sharing Economy with Professor Tim Kasser

Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo for part 2 of our interview with Professor Tim Kasser. This time the focus is on practical ideas for financial wellbeing through consuming less. They also have the added bonus of helping to save the environment! With listeners questions and a serious tip not to be missed in #tightasstommo we have a very interesting episode for you.

Episode 45 – A Festive Wellbeing Podcast with Tim Elsenburg

The guys have a fun filled festive podcast for you this Christmas! Listen to some cracking money saving tips from Producer Tommo, play along and beat David at ‘Sound Charades’ then enjoy Chris’ interview with singer/songwriter Tim Elsenburg from the Mercury Prize nominated band Sweet Billy Pilgrim. So grab a glass of eggnog, put your feet up and have a giggle.

Episode 44 – Meaningful Money with Pete Matthew

We have a special guest interview in this episode – the legend of financial planning and all round good egg, Pete Matthew. In the interview Pete talks to Chris about his new book The Meaningful Money Handbook. They explore being intentional in your approach to money, top budgeting tips and how to spend your money meaningfully. With great #tightasstommo money saving tips we have an action packed episode for you to enjoy.

Talk Money Week, Financial Wellbeing

Episode 43 – Financial Wellbeing for Talk Money Week

Episode 43 – Financial Wellbeing for Talk Money Week We’re here this Talk Money Week to get more people talking about money and help improve money management. Chris, David & Producer Tommo take a close look at the five areas that create Financial Wellbeing. With great tips and links to previous episodes, this podcast focuses … Continued

Tim Kasser interview on hyper capitalism

Episode 42 – Hyper Capitalism with Professor Tim Kasser

In this episode Chris chats to Professor Tim Kasser about his book Hyper Capitalism. They explore the difference between buying and consuming, the negative effects that materialism has on our long term wellbeing and marketing in our consumer society. If spending money on materialistic values doesn’t make us happy, what we can do to increase our wellbeing?

Motivation, financial wellbeing, how we view money

Episode 41 – Motivation & Money

What doesn’t necessarily motivate us to work harder? Money! Chris, David and Producer Tommo look at the theory behind what will motivate us and how it might change how we look at money. They take a practical look at the areas of financial well-being that link back to motivation and fulfilment in life. We also have listeners questions and the ever popular #tightasstommo tip.

living well with cancer, cancer and finances, financial wellbeing and cancer

Episode 40 – Dr Catherine Zollman and Living Well with Cancer

Longtime listeners will be aware that proceeds from the Financial Wellbeing book go to the charity Penny Brohn. In this podcast episode Chris, David and Producer Tommo find out what fantastic work Penny Brohn does to help people live well with cancer. We hear from Dr Catherine Zollman on how our bodies are hardwired to heal, the different ways people deal with money after a cancer diagnosis and how the work they do at Penny Brohn inspired Chris to write the book.

Know Thyself, Happiness

Episode 39 – Theories of Happiness

What is happiness? Chris, David and Producer Tommo take a look at the Know Thyself principle from the Financail Wellbeing book, exploring four different theories of happiness. Have no fear, the podcast is not going highbrow! Just looking at what makes us happy, how money fits into this and how we can change our behaviour for the better. With listeners questions and some great #tightasstommo money saving tips, this episode is sure to make you smile.

“Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness” Frank Tyger

Good money making decisions

Episode 38 – Keeping it Fuzzy with Greg Davies

Episode 38 – Keeping it Fuzzy with Greg Davies Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo for part 2 of the behavioural finance interview with Greg Davies. We are almost hardwired to make bad money decisions and perhaps being comfortably fuzzy with our financial plans can help. In this episode Greg looks at what we can … Continued

Employee Ownership, EOT

Episode 37 – The Employee Ownership Journey at Ovation

Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo as they explore Employee Ownership – a great option when a business owner wants to step away and the employees want to step up. They discuss what drives people at work and how employee ownership relates to financial well-being.┬áThis podcast shares some great insights into the sale of Ovation Finance to an Employee Ownership Trust.┬áThe legend that is Tight Ass Tommo also shares great money saving tips and we answer listeners questions.