With an average savings balance in rural areas of £9,435, urban savers across all regions of England and Wales have fewer savings than their country neighbours.
Just under a third of Britain's adults (31%) do not know how they will finance their needs in later life, including such eventualities as long-term illness, nursing home or care fees and care of others including partners, parents and siblings, according to NS&I's latest Quarterly Savings Survey.
Do you know how much your partner earns? Do you know how much they have saved up? Research from financial solutions provider All About Money suggests that many people aren't really sure - or they're being actively misled.
We’d all like a little more money in our pockets at the end of the month, but household bills have a propensity to slowly stack up.
Brits would battle head over heart if faced with a £15,000 windfall, according to research from J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM).
Nationwide Building Society is helping tens of thousands of aspiring home buyers move a step closer to buying a property of their own through its Save to Buy scheme.
Total net household wealth in the UK has soared past the £7 trillion mark for the first time, according to latest research from Lloyds TSB Private Banking.
More Brits regularly save cash in a coin jar than in a bank or building society savings account, according to new research.
April marks the beginning of the new financial year, but despite narrowly missing the advent of a triple dip recession, the unveiling of a gloomy budget reveals that this year is likely to look very similar to the last.
Peter Edmonds, independent mortgage advisor at Central Financial Services, discusses how first time buyers could save a deposit and purchase their first home in much less time than money househunters think:
Millions of Brits would last just weeks living off their savings, it has been revealed. Researchers, who carried out a detailed study into the financial commitments of 2,000 adults, discovered that one in three would last less than a month if they were forced to fall back on the rainy day fund.
Over half (57%) of UK households are missing out on savings of over £350 per year by failing to consolidate their finances with family discounted products, new research from Aviva reveals.
More than half the working population would be ‘completely stuffed’ if they lost their job tomorrow, it emerged.
The average adult has seven major regrets – with starting smoking, not saving enough money or putting on weight likely to be top of the list, it has been revealed. A study of 2,000 adults revealed taking up smoking was the most common regret, with 88% of smokers wishing they had never started in the first place.
Millions of Brits have adopted a war-time style ‘rations’ mentality in order to save money amid the continuing economic downturn, has been revealed.
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