Archive for the ‘Personal Debt’ Category

70% have bought a round of drinks when they can’t afford to

by on July 25th, 2013

Some 35 million people in the UK have felt obliged to buy a round of drinks when in fact they could not afford to, according to new research from the …

Average household debt rises slightly in May

by on July 24th, 2013

Average household debt in the UK rose a little in May, according to new data from Credit Action.

It stood at £54,024 (including mortgages) – …

Grandparents saving for the financial future of their grandchildren

by on July 23rd, 2013

Grandparents in the UK are saving in order to help their children and grandchildren and are contributing billions of pounds every year towards everyda…

Four in ten women are the major breadwinner

by on July 22nd, 2013

An increasing number of women are taking on the role of the major breadwinner in their household, according to new research by protection specialist L…

Older generation ‘knows more about credit cards’ than younger people

by on July 19th, 2013

Research from GoCompare.com has revealed how there is a distinct generation gap when it comes to spending know-how.

Half of all adults in the UK (5…

School holidays to cost parents over £7m

by on July 18th, 2013

Parents are set to spend £1,000 per child on childcare, days out, treats and food over the summer holidays, according to new research from Natio…