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Lesley James on Simplified Money: Financial advice for all, not just the wealthy - MAF102
29th September 2016 • Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast • Roger Edwards interviews great people from Marketing and the world of Finance
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Lesley James on Simplified Money: Financial advice for all, not just the wealthy - MAF102

In this episode, I talk to Lesley James about Simplified Money.

A new business model built on the idea of financial advice for all, not just the wealthy.

Welcome to episode 102 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

We chat about:

  • How Lesley and her team built a new kind of financial advice business
  • The challenges they faced getting the business off the ground
  • How they are marketing Simplified Money and their successes to date

Who is Lesley James?

Lesley is a Director and Lead Financial Adviser at Simplified Money.

Simplified Money offers a range of clear, easy to access wealth checks and strategies to help people make the most of their money. All for less than £300.

She believes intelligent, clear financial advice should be a service available to all, not just the very wealthy. She built Simplified Money to bring such help within the reach of everyone else.

Links and Show Notes.

For links to the books and apps mentioned by Lesley, please visit for the show notes.

What is the Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast?

The podcast for ideas and inspiration on marketing your business and growing your business, and for discussing topics on all things finance.

The MAF Podcast is a 30 minute radio show you download from, iTunes or Stitcher Radio.

Each week you'll hear interviews with business experts, marketers, entreprenuers and journalists. Interviews to listen to in the car, on the train or on the treadmill. Or even in the bath!

We talk about:

  • How you can grow your business using content marketing and social media
  • How you can keep your Marketing strategy and communications simple
  • Topics, issues, products and business models from the world of finance

You’ll take away one or two big ideas that you can apply to your business. So you can keep marketing your business to keep growing your business.

I’m your host, Roger Edwards.

A marketing guy from Edinburgh I help people like you with your marketing strategy, content and social media. Until I set up my own business I was in and out of senior marketing roles in UK Financial Services Companies for two decades. Some of you might remember me as the Marketing Director and Managing Director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident.

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Fancy Appearing on the Show?

Would you be interested in appearing on the MAF Podcast? Have you an exciting marketing or finance story to tell? Do you fancy drawing out some inspirational ideas that MAF listeners can take away to use in their own businesses? Do please contact me if you want to get involved.