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Emilie Bellet @ Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival

In Conversation With: Money Matters

Financial instability, debt and embarrassment can significantly impact on people’s overall wellbeing. In this expert series we will help you to 'Master Your Money Mindset', as we bring together a wide range of financial experts to share their expertise and help you to better manage your money, at every stage of life.


You will hear from Iona Bain, named one of the UK’s top “online cash queens” by the Sun’s Fabulous Magazine and founder of the Young Money Blog. Financial empowerment coach Cat PlummerEmilie Bellet author of 'You're Not Broke You're Pre-Rich': How to streamline your finances, stay in control of your bank balance and have more ££, and HSBC's Financial Wellbeing consultant Edyta Kryso, to help you better manage your money at every stage of life.

In this evening our guests will come together to share their expertise around money, the stress and affect it can on our mental health and wellbeing, as well as providing expert advice on how you can better manage your money, and make your money work better for you, at every stage of life. 

There will be a chance for a Q&A at the end of the session and to gain advice from our pop-up financial clinic live at the event, supported by Francis and Co. 


19.00hrs - Doors Open, Guests Seated by 19.15 

19.15hr - 20.15hr - Panel Discussion 

In an intimate evening this interactive session will see all of our panellists on stage for an informal discussion around financial wellbeing. Each of our experts will discuss their areas of specialism, which will lead into an open discussion with the audience to discuss money mindset, money, savings, planning for the future,  and wealth management from £5 - £50,000.

20.15hr - 20.45hr Break - Drinks & Canapes to be Served  - A chance to mingle and network 


20.45hr - 21.30hr Open Q&A Discussion With Our Panel  

This is your chance to ask any of those burning questions that you are desperate to hear the answers to. Whether you're stuck in a financial rut and looking for a way out, want advice on buying a home, saving for the future and are confused between your ISA's and savings accounts,  manage your wealth or if you're looking to try and encourage your kids to be better with their money, our experts are here to help and impart their knowledge and experience across every area in this unique session. 

For anyone struggling with their finances, who has a poor relationship with money or is looking for a way to maximise you earnings to the greatest potential, this is the session for you. There will be a chance for questions throughout the session to ensure every guest gets the most out of the evening, with a chance to talk to our speakers after the discussion


  • Cat Plummer, Financial Wellbeing Coach - A no-BS financial coach will share her insight into why we have such complex relationships with money, and how to get your money sorted. 

  • Young Money Blogger and Speaker Iona Bain - will share her wealth of knowledge on how to Streamline Your Money, as well as why the younger generation are not being represented enough and how to plan and encourage your children to plan for their financial future. 

  • Edyta Krysko - HSBC Financial Wellbeing Consultant – South West Region Shares her advice for wealth management, from  starting with nothing to building capital

  • Emilie Bellet author of You're Not Broke You're Pre-Rich
    - Will share her expertise to help you streamline your finances, stay in control of your bank balance and have more ££.

Networking & Advice 

Guests will be offered a welcome drink and light bites during the session, as well as have the opportunity to speak to our experts at the end. 

Pop-Up Financial Clinic -  Francis & Co will also be offering a pop-up clinic at the event to offer mini consultations and answer all of the burning questions you may have on how to organise your personal finances.                  


Ticket Information

DATE: Tuesday 10th  September 

TIME: 19.00hrs - 21.00hrs 


VENUE: The Queens Hotel 

ADDRESS:  The Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1NN