Which? Money weekly podcast, 30 March 2011
- 'Rip-off' card charges: our complaint to the OFT
- Retiring abroad: the financial factors you need to consider
- Great value Mother's Day flowers: where to get the best deals
This week: card charges, retiring abroad and great value Mother's Day flowers
In today's Which? Money podcast, we update you on our credit and debit card charges campaign. Now that more than 40,000 consumers have pledged their support, it's time to take our super complaint to the Office of Fair Trading - but while we wait to see what action it will take on these 'rip-off' fees, where should you be watching out for them? We reveal some of the surprising transactions that will cost you more if you pay by card.
Also this week, we look at the financial factors you'll need to consider if your dream of retiring abroad is to become a reality. Which? pensions and retirement expert Ian Robinson explains how your UK state pension could be affected by a move overseas, as well as how private health care could leave a big hole in your budget depending on where you go.
And don't miss this week's money saving tip: where to find the best value flowers this Mother's Day. Which? Gardening researchers conducted a snapshot survey of some well-known online florists - and you might be surprised by their results...