Annual Report 2016

Today, we want to share with you our 2016 annual report – the story of The Money Charity’s work last year. We live in a country that’s notoriously furtive about our personal finances. We just don’t talk enough about money,

Carers need financial skills – vote to help them!

Voting is now closed. Thanks to everyone who supported us! Please vote for The Money Charity’s project, so we can help carers build vital financial skills. The work of unpaid carers is valued at £132 billion a year, but this

30 years to save a deposit?

We hear all the time about rising house prices. But our Money Statistics find that it’s also historically low saving rates and negligible returns on deposits that make home ownership an ever more distant dream for many. If someone on

Our Global Money Week 2017

It’s Global Money Week – an annual celebration of the work going on around the world to inspire young people to think about money and finances.  And we’re taking the opportunity to let you know about what we’re doing to

UK to start dipping into the bank

THE MONEY STATS – UK to start dipping into the bank The Money Charity was set up to help people manage their finances and save money. In some ways we have been fighting an uphill battle in the last few

Record low returns for savers in December

The Money Stats are out today and find that savers are getting worse returns on what they put away than ever before. With price rises in the shops, what you’re saving will buy you less even with interest payments. When

What should replace the Money Advice Service?

Last autumn, when the Government announced that they would be replacing the Money Advice Service with a single money guidance and capability body, rather than two, we were very pleased. As one of the first and loudest groups calling for

THE MONEY STATS – Unsecured private debt tops £190 billion

The Money Stats are out today and total outstanding consumer credit has risen above £190 billion, the highest level seen since 2008. For a sense of what this means for the average family, that’s £7,042 for every household in the