The Money Charity is the UK’s financial capability charity. We can provide speakers and quotes for tv, radio or in print. We are happy to talk about financial education, money more generally, and debt.

Our latest press releases can be found below:

INSTANT ACCESS SAVINGS INTEREST AT RECORD LOW

The Money Charity’s Money Stats are out today. New figures show that the average rate of interest for instant access savings accounts is at a record low of 0.37%. It’s not good news for savers and means that if a

Borrowing falls for the first time since 2011

The Money Statistics are out and for the first month since December 2011, the amount we owe in mortgages, loans and credit card debt has fallen. People in the UK owed £1.455 trillion at the end of December 2015, this

Money Stats reveal youth unemployment fall

The Money Statistics are out today, and latest figures reveal that levels of youth unemployment this autumn stand at 518,000, down 72,000 from the spring. Today 12.7% of 18-24 year olds are unemployed, down from 14.3%. The Money Charity particularly

The debt trap we’re all in

The Money Charity’s #MoneyStats are out today, and latest figures reveal levels of personal debt most of us can deal with today, but may give us trouble tomorrow. People in the UK owed £1.452 trillion at the end of September 2015 – that’s

Students forced to pay up front for university

Following up last year’s landmark‘Set up to fail: the reality of money management at University’, new research from The Money Charity has found that the serious financial challenge faced by students in 2014/15 has worsened in this academic year. Our new study,

£5,429 a second – UK’s credit card habit revealed

Consumers spend more than £5,000 every second on credit cards, the UK’s leading financial capability charity reveals today. Figures in The Money Charity’s latest Money Statistics show that the total outstanding credit card debt is now at £61.2 billion, an

Save the Student Moneymanual!

The Money Charity is today calling for new partners to secure the future of its flagship Student Moneymanual, our vital finance guide for young people. Since 2010 the Moneymanual has been generously supported by Santander, but this partnership has now