Which? Money weekly podcast, 03 November 2010
- Junior Isas: a new way to save for children
- Personal finance software: top packages for managing your money
- A warning for Nationwide debit card users
This week: Junior Isas, personal finance software and using your debit card abroad
The government has announced that Junior Isas will be introduced in 2011 - tax-free savings wrappers for young people, which will act as a replacement for the soon-to-be-axed Child Trust Fund. But what can consumers expect from these new products, and what will their benefits be? Which savings and tax expert Ian Robinson explains.
Elsewhere, James Daley reveals which personal finance software packages performed well in our recent review. If you're spreadsheet-phobic and would like a reasonably-priced, or even free, system for keeping track of your cash by computer, be sure to tune in.
Finally, this week's money saving tip spells bad news for Nationwide current account customers: from Monday 1 November, you'll be charged extra for using your debit card abroad. Luckily, however, there are still some credit cards that are cheap to use overseas - as Melanie Dowding discovers.