Half of parents (50 per cent) with children under 18 are reliant on two incomes to maintain their standards of living, according to research from Post Office Life Insurance.
Two in five (39 per cent) people planning on retiring this year provide financial support to their families or other dependants, according to new research by Prudential.
With interest rates on savings accounts remaining at a historic low, peer-to-peer lending has been hailed as another way to boost investments. However, savers clearly still need some convincing – the majority (84%) would not consider investing their money with a peer-to-peer lender, according to new research from uSwitch.com, the independent price comparison and switching [...]
A new report reveals the planned delivery of financial education through Maths and Citizenship is unlikely to be as effective as through a standalone subject. The “Young Persons’ Money Index” released by financial education specialist ifs University College reveals that financial education currently delivered through wider subjects is often piecemeal, unstructured and has no [...]
Britons are at risk of losing thousands of pounds from their inheritances due to low awareness about the potential cost of professional probate according to SagaLegal.co.uk. Choosing a solicitor, bank or accountant is a popular choice in helping navigate the complexities of Probate, but one for which the public could be overpaying due to hidden [...]
British consumers are still relying heavily on various forms of unsecured credit to buy non-essential items, reveals a new report from VoucherCodes.co.uk. The report highlights that shoppers are more likely to turn to credit cards and overdrafts than to their savings to buy non-essential items. Nine out of tenUK adults (90 per cent) worry about [...]