Frank Bruno loves nice cars and smart suits but he’s a saver too

Frank Bruno loves nice cars and smart suits but he’s a saver too

Suits you, Frank: Bruno loves tailored suits Frank Bruno made his name in the boxing ring, becoming WBC World Heavyweight Champion in 1995 when he outpointed American fighter Oliver McCall over 12 rounds.  When he retired a year later, he effortlessly moved into the entertainment world. He tells Dan Moore how Saturday night TV shows, … Read more

Ex-politician and author Lord Hain talks to ME & MY MONEY about going from a paperboy to Cabinet Minister

Ex-politician and author Lord Hain talks to ME & MY MONEY about going from a paperboy to Cabinet Minister

Peter Hain was introduced to the sharp end of politics while he was still a boy.  He tells Dan Moore how at aged 11, he was awakened in the middle of the night to be told his parents were in jail for supporting Nelson Mandela and racial equality.  After being hounded out of South Africa, … Read more

Des Lynam reveals his stroke of ‘business genius’ – and why a pension was his best money decision

Des Lynam reveals his stroke of ‘business genius’ – and why a pension was his best money decision

Household name: Des Lynam , is still working after a 50-year career in broadcasting Broadcaster Des Lynam, 81, became a household name presenting BBC flagship television sports programmes such as Grandstand and Match Of The Day.  In a 50-plus-year career he hosted numerous Olympic Games, World Cups and top-class boxing bouts for the BBC and ITV. … Read more

DJ Toby Anstis reveals talks to ME & MY MONEY

Suits you sir: Broadcaster Toby Anstis Broadcaster Toby Anstis made a sizeable six-figure sum last year, but when he started out as a children’s BBC TV presenter in the early 1990s he was paid just £8,000.  The popular radio DJ tells Donna Ferguson he thinks pensions are ‘absolutely brilliant’, although his best financial move was … Read more

Former GB skier Graham Bell ate leftovers in restaurants

Olympian Graham Bell was so poor when he was training as a ski racer that he would eat the food other skiers had left behind on tables in restaurants.  Along with brother Martin, Bell competed for Great Britain at the Winter Olympics throughout the 1980s and 1990s. But he never made much money and doubled … Read more

Eliot Kennedy: I wrote a Spice Girls song that made me £1million

It took songwriter Eliot Kennedy just an hour to write 1996 hit song Say You’ll Be There for the Spice Girls – netting him more than £1million.  Kennedy, 51, who has just released his first album, also co-wrote several other number one hits in the 1990s such as Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love, When … Read more

Apprentice winner on how she is staying afloat during pandemic

On hold: Carina Lepore had hoped to open more bakeries by now Carina Lepore, winner of The Apprentice in 2019, is determined to keep her fledgling business afloat. As a result of winning the BBC TV contest, Lepore got a £250,000 cash injection from Lord Sugar into her artisan bakery and coffee shop business, Dough … Read more