The Money Charity is delighted to announce that the new Budget Builder is officially live! We believe that it is more important than ever for people to make sure they are on top of, and in control of, their money.
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Our latest press releases can be found below:
This month, the Bank of England announced an increase in the base interest rate for the first time in a decade. This comes as The Money Charity’s November Money Statistics reveal that personal debt has hit a new high of
Continued growth in house prices, along with a small decline in the number of outstanding home loans has led to the highest level of mortgage debt per household ever recorded. The October Money Statistics, produced by the Money Charity, have
Historically low saving rates and negligible returns on cash pots – not just rising house prices – make home ownership an ever more distant dream for many. New figures show that if someone on the average salary saved an average
Last week, the Bank of England issued a warning over the UKs unsecured debt, which this June grew to more than £200 billion for the first time since 2008. Our Money Stats are out today and we are taking a
We’ve delivered nearly 900 classes on financial skills for 22,000 secondary school students in Wales over the last six years. We’ve seen that wales is, by many measures, ahead of the rest of the UK in providing financial education for
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
Tomorrow, in Neath Port Talbot College, South Wales, we will reach our 150,000th student since we began to deliver financial education in schools and colleges six years ago. This workshop, like nearly 5,000 that have come before, is full of
Introduction In September 2016, The Money Charity released ‘Financial education in schools: how to fix two lost years?’ – original research into the state of financial education in English schools two years after its introduction to the Maths and Citizenship
The Money Stats are out today showing for the first time that private debt has topped £1.5 trillion. To put this into perspective, the average adult in the UK now owes almost £30,000, or 113.3% of average annual earnings. This figure has grown