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2. Iona Bain - de-mystifying finance for the younger generation
Episode 216th July 2018 • Smashing The Ceiling • Naomi Mellor
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Iona Bain started her career as a professional musician but strayed down the path of financial journalism after losing all her hard-earned cash in a robbery - listen in to hear the story of her stolen piggy bank!

As the founder of the Young Money Blog, the first and only British blog dedicated to young people's finances, Iona is now the go-to voice on finance for a younger generation, and is frequently seen and heard on both television and radio. She is one of only a few female financial journalists under 30, and is unafraid to be outspoken on issues she considers important. Her book, Spare Change, was named one of the Independent's top five feminist books of 2016 and she was recently named 2018 Freelancer of the Year by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (congratulations Iona!)

Iona gives a fresh and accessible take on money and finance, and speaks candidly about the challenges women face in these areas. She is engaging and warm, so if you want to hear about making money, saving money and making your money work for you, then dig in...