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Reality bites: lack of savings makes goals out of reach for many

The latest research from Aldermore’s 2017 Annual Savings Tracker reveals that over three fifths (61%) of the nation are saving, putting away an average of £2,748 a year.

Clinical study highlights savings worries risk to mental health

As the nation continues to open up on mental health issues, research released today as part of Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May 2017) by Scottish Widows shows that one in six of us has suffered psychological problems as a result of money concerns.

Lack of confidence means women over 50 are not making the most of their financial future

A new study released today has revealed the growing tendency of older people, and in particular women, to frown at the thought of entrusting their money to financial organisations.

West Brom study reveals we’re still a nation of savers

Britons haven’t lost their appetite for saving – despite the current low interest rate environment and economic uncertainty over issues such as Brexit.

Swave challenging spenders to start a savings resolution

Swave challenging spenders to start a savings resolution

Swave is launching a three-month challenge to help Britain start a savings resolution in 2017. Swave have developed a unique app to help even the biggest spenders save more towards their financial goals.

You don’t need to earn millions to feel wealthy in the UK today

The latest research from Lloyds Bank reveals the perceptions of wealth in the UK today, which show that those that feel wealthy aren’t always earning a fortune.

Savvy students bag extra discount at Co-op

Savvy students are switching on to extra savings at the Co-op following the launch of the retailer’s new Membership rewards scheme.

If you want to avoid a Christmas cash hangover…‘tis the season to start budgeting

Whilst it might feel a bit early to start thinking about your Christmas list, with only 14 weeks to go until the big day, those who haven’t already put any money aside will need to start budgeting around £36 a week to avoid being caught out by the cost.

Leeds members confident of scoring their financial goals

Savers and borrowers like to know the score when it comes to their financial goals, according to new research by Leeds Building Society.

MoneySuperMarket launches peer-to-peer exclusive with Assetz Capital

MoneySuperMarket has launched an exclusive peer-to-peer incentive to new customers investing with an Assetz Capital account.

Grassroots community sharing market saves people £407 a year

Like reward schemes and couponing, the sharing economy is one of the latest trends that consumers seem to be cashing in on.

UK millennials are engaged with their finances and keen to learn more says new survey

The 2016 Schroders Global Investor Study has highlighted that UK millennials (those aged 18-35 years) are engaged with their finances and more confident than the older generation when it comes to their investment knowledge.

Digital banking boosts balances for young savers

According to the latest online research from Halifax, young adults say digital banking is helping them to boost their savings balances.

13 million Brits wish they could save more

As the UK savings landscape evolves with new changes introduced this month, a new study from Santander has revealed that one in five Brits do not save anything. Brits who do save, save on average a quarter of their disposable income, equating to just over £120 a month.

Men vs Women 2015: Pay gap narrows but men still better off overall

Women’s earnings have risen more rapidly than men’s in the last five years, but despite this narrowing of the gender pay gap, men are still better off on average with higher salaries and bigger pension pots, according to the latest research from Halifax.