Our CEO interviews are designed to give you some insight into the leadership of the companies you may potentially become clients of. In our view, the ethos from any business comes from the top and by understanding a CEO’s objectives, you can make a more informed decision about whether a provider is suitable for you.
In this episode of Good Money Guide TV we visit the offices of City Index in London, and talk to Giles Watts, Senior VP of UK & EU, Ann Hunt, Head of Client Performance and Warren Ruhomon, VP of Marketing of UK & EU about makes City Index different from all the other online trading
I’ve always thought that Canary Wharf gets a bad rap when it’s described as soulless, and like an airport compared to The City. I’ve worked in both for years during my two decades in finance and I have to say that I actually quite like going to Canary Wharf, it’s clean, the City is grubby,
In a world of spiv social media influencers dishing out “financial advice”, one app is on a mission to help people plan for a better financial future before they actually start saving and investing. We hear from Rob Brockington, CEO of Claro Money on why he set up the financial guidance (not advice) app and
Atlantic Money co-founders Patrick Kavanagh and Neeraj Baid tell us how they plan to transform currency transfers with a £3 flat fee
One of the most important things about managing your money is how much of it you have, and how much of whatever you want you get for it, and that couldn’t be more relevant in foreign exchange. If you are sending Sterling to Dollars, you want to know how many Dollars you get for your
There is a juxtaposition within the pension world. That of you must do something immediately, but you must then do nothing. And you must take on some risk otherwise you risk losing out. In this interview, we talk to Chris Eastwood the CO-Founder of Penfold a digital pension app on why you should engage with
Should you put stocks in your children’s stockings this year? With Christmas around the corner, most children would gawk if you told them that for their present this year you’d opened them a JISA and put in the £500 you were going to spend on a PS5 and would do so every year until they
One of the most “disrupted” markets of the last ten years has been the money transfer industry. Money transfer apps, peer-to-peer currency networks, and off the rack white label solutions from a new nimble breed of fintechs have reduced customer fees, improved exchange rates and speeded up transfer times. But when it comes to money,
Pensions are big business at the moment. Partly because people are generally taking more interest in their finances, but also because there is a convergence of technology and service. Pensions have always been seen as a background investment, one not to be tinkered with. But as technology helps highlight the excessive costs from legacy platforms
Multiply founder and CEO, Vivek Madlani, tells us how they are making financial advice available to all online for less
Why did you set up Multiply.ai? Before I set up Multiply I was a derivatives trader for many years. The last two years I spent in the banking industry, I got very close to the retail side of the business, back at RBS, so I covered NatWest in Coutts in Addlestone. I saw first-hand the
Nicholas Fullerton, CEO tells about how he got started in foreign exchange and what makes Global Reach different.
How did you get started in foreign exchange? In 2005 four of us founded FC Exchange, then in 2010, I bought out two of the others. From then, my business partner, Martin Steenkamp, and I ran the business together until 2016. For 11 years, we grew FC Exchange, focusing on private client business, and then
James Pinkney, CEO of Key Currency tells us about what makes them different, the biggest mistakes he has seen people make over the years, and what they can do about them. Plus what they should look for when choosing a currency broker. What’s makes Key Currency different from other currency brokers? Key Currency is owner-operated.
Tim Levene, CEO of Augmentum Fintech Plc on the ups and downs of investing in unlisted fintech companies
One of the major frustrations for private investors is that it’s hard to invest in early-stage fintech firms. Sometimes by the time a company has listed on the stock exchange, a large part of the exponential growth has already taken place. There is of course equity crowdfunding, but most of those companies are either pre-revenue