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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.

Britain still a nation of savers

Britain is still a nation of savers, new research from Leeds Building Society has discovered.

Saver confidence increases as over two thirds of consumers are able to save

The Lloyds Bank Savings Report shows that more people are feeling confident about their savings, with over two thirds (70%) of people surveyed having saved over the past 12 months.

A quarter of Brits are 'aspirational' savers

M&S Bank research reveals that while nearly two thirds (64 per cent) of regular savers believe it’s important to contribute towards a ‘rainy day’ fund, a quarter (25 per cent) see themselves as ‘aspirational’ savers, instead choosing to put their money towards a tangible savings goal.

New flexibility will boost saving - and risk-taking

New tax-free allowances and increased flexibility will encourage savers and investors to put more money away – but could lead to a rise in the levels of risk they take on investments and the impact on their money, new research from Yorkshire Building Society shows.

Half of households would struggle to meet everyday costs on one income

Half of households would struggle to make ends meet is if they lost their main income according to new research by AA Life Insurance.

3 in 4 now saving as nation focuses on the long term

The UK is becoming a nation of savers, with three quarters (74%) of people saying they are currently saving, new research from Scottish Widows has revealed.

Four of the top money saving apps for 2015

Four of the top money saving apps for 2015

Well, we made it through the festive season and are now into the very early stages of 2015. Granted many of us are probably still a few pounds heavier than we were six weeks back or so, but we made it.

New Year, new finances

Financial resolutions are a priority for 2015, with nearly a quarter (23%) planning to save more money, pay off debts or sort out their finances, according to research from AA Loans.

15 ways to save money in 2015

Vouchers, money off apps, shopping around for insurance, cutting down on takeaways, switching energy provider and down-shifting supermarkets – just some of the ways UK consumers plan to save money in 2015.

Time to get serious: Young people plan to save, not spend in 2015

When it comes to setting financial goals for 2015, it is those aged 18 to 24 who are most likely to prioritise getting in control of their money.

£2.6 billion spent on unwanted Christmas presents

Adults in the UK receive £2.6 billion worth of unwanted gifts at Christmas, according to new research from Triodos Bank. The study found that 32 per cent of people receive at least one unwanted present every year with an average value of £155.