Unique ID: kalpanafitzpatrick
Keywords: money, finance, parenting, ,
Industry sector: Education, Finance
Location: United Kingdom
Often found on TV and radio speaking about money matters for families – these include Sky News, BBC Right on the Money, BBC Your Money, ITV Daybreak, and various radio stations. Was also the financial journalist for Superscrimpers (C4).
As a financial journalist, I have a keen focus on household / families and how they can save money and better manage their finances. Also writes for national papers and women’s magazines, covering money.
My expertise is finance with a keen focus on families. I am regularly seen on TV talking about topical issues relating to household money – whether it be how families can save money, make money or just better manage their finances. For example, I have been on SKY news to discuss things like the costs of bringing up children, families in debt, how families can save on their shopping, supermarket tricks and more.
I have also featured as an expert on BBC’s Right on the Money as well as BBC Your Money, talking about financial education and investing for children with junior ISAs. Have also been on ITV and C5.
Was also the presenter for FSCS and the financial journalist in the last series of Superscrimpers (c4).
Confident with autocue, scripts (happy to be involved writing them too), ear piece and other presenting essentials. I also have excellent interviewing skills.
I have a strong financial journalism background. I started my career at the Financial Times. Since freelancing, I continue to write for various papers and women’s magazines.
Also the founder of personal finance site for mums – MummyMoneyMatters.com, which is often quoted in various media outlets
FSCS – presenter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGi4oePdhcU
MummyMoneyMatters – https://youtu.be/AlBkly2GXg8
Sky News – regular ‘money expert’ guest
BBC Right on the Money 2016 and 2015
BBC Your Money breakfast
Vax commercial – 2015
Superscrimpers – 2014 – financial journalist
Huffington Post blogger http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/author/kalpana-fitzpatrick
Daily Mail (Femail) columnist http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/search.html?s=&authornamef=Kalpana+Fitzpatrick+For+Mailonline
FSCS – presenter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGi4oePdhcU As an expert, I presented this short video for the government’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) on how to teach children about money
MummyMoneyMatters – https://youtu.be/AlBkly2GXg8 Various videos for my blog, talking about money basics aimed at mums. This link is about junior ISAS.
Sky News – A regular face on the Sky News sofa, often called in to comment and discuss issues relating to family money. Recent examples include discussing giving families in debt breathing space, free schools dinners for infants, the cost of bringing up children and family shopping habits.
BBC Right on the Money 2016 and 2015 – . This daytime show launched in 2015 and I have featured as a family money expert, discussing various topics with Dominic Littlewood and Denise Lewis, such as problems consumers face with auto-renewals, how families shop and the importance of money talk at home.
Superscrimpers (c4) – off screen, however was heavily involved in every shoot on location to discuss money issues with participants.
Ambassador for Global Money Week, initiated by the Child & Youth Finance International organisation, which promotes financial education for children and youth. Involves guest speaking and being a face to help promote campaigns.
Please also see the link to my showreel https://www.kalpanafitzpatrick.com/showreel