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  • £32,220 Average student debt for 2016 cohort in England

    Statistics January 2019
  • Our Response to the FCA Discussion Paper on Fair Pricing

    The Money Charity calls on the FCA to ban ‘inertia’ pricing and the loyalty surcharge. In our response to the FCA’s discussion paper on fair pricing in financial services, we have called on the FCA to introduce rules that protect long-term

    External News 31st Jan
  • 0.88% Average interest rate on a cash ISA in November 2018

    Statistics January 2019
  • New Year's Resolution

    The Money Stats – January 2019 – Low Savings and Rising Debt Across UK Points to Need for 2019 Financial Resolutions

    Could you spare us 5 minutes? We would love to know what you think of The Money Statistics so have set up a short survey here. With your feedback, we will keep improving the report, making it as useful as

    Press Release 25th Jan
  • Pensions Coverage Shortfall - Money Stats Dec 2018

    The Money Stats – December 2018 – Strong Auto-Enrolment Pension Rates Yet To Solve UK Coverage Shortfall

    While much positive progress has been made on UK public awareness of pensions, and participation in them, a considerable shortfall remains in overall coverage, according to the December 2018 Money Statistics, produced by The Money Charity. The implementation and take-up

    Press Release 19th Dec
  • 20.9% Proportion of private sector employees receiving an employer contribution to their workplace pension greater than 8% of their salary

    Statistics December 2018
  • First-Time Buyers Blocked - Money Stats Nov 2018

    The Money Stats – November 2018 – Insurmountable Obstacles Continue to Block First-Time Buyer Access to Property Market

    The challenge of housing affordability in the UK, particularly for first-time buyers, remains acute, according to the November 2018 Money Statistics, produced by The Money Charity. Reports that the housing market is struggling, with property values falling or remaining static

    Press Release 22nd Nov
  • 34% Proportion of income including benefits spent on rent by private renters

    Statistics November 2018
  • 18.38% Average credit card interest rate in August 2018

    Statistics October 2018
  • Cash Enduringly Popular - Money Stats Oct 2018

    The Money Stats – October 2018 – Rapid Rise of Digital Payments Yet to Halt Enduring Popularity of Cash

    With many headlines sounding the death knell for cash, its popularity and use continues to endure robustly, according to the October 2018 Money Statistics, produced by The Money Charity. Despite reports that the tipping point has been reached, with the

    Press Release 23rd Oct
  • Household Costs Balance

    The Money Stats – September 2018 – Public Sector Improvements Mask Household Debt Concerns

    Considerable improvements in UK public sector finances should be weighed alongside signs of concern for household finances, according to the September 2018 Money Statistics, produced by The Money Charity. A dramatic improvement in the UK’s public sector finances has been

    Press Release 20th Sep
  • £58,658 Average total debt per UK household in July 2018

    Statistics September 2018
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    THE MONEY STATS – Debt continues to drop as interests rise

    In the same month that the Bank of England base rate has risen to 0.75% – the highest level since 2009, debt growth has fallen to its lowest level in over a year. According to the August 2018 Money Statistics,

    Press Release 14th Aug
  • 106% The average First Time Buyer deposit compared to average salary

    Statistics August 2018

    THE MONEY STATS – Day to day costs rise across the UK

    Findings from the latest Money Statistics from The Money Charity have revealed that UK household costs have risen dramatically in May. The average UK household daily spend on gas, water and electricity has increased to £4.21 in May, growing by

    Press Release 25th Jul
  • 96 The average use of cash machines per second in the UK

    Statistics July 2018
  • Press Release: Just one hour of financial education works – Evaluation of The Money Charity’s Workshops in schools

    The Money Charity’s Money Workshops have a significant positive effect on the financial capability of young people, in terms of confidence and perception of knowledge, even when the majority of students experience only one one-hour workshop. This is one of

    External News 24th Jul
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    THE MONEY STATS – Debt growth slows in the UK

    New statistics show that, having reached a peak in April the growth of debt per adult is now beginning to slow. The June 2018’s Money Statistics – produced by The Money Charity finds that growth over the previous 12 months

    Press Release 13th Jun
  • 4.1p The increase in unleaded and diesel petrol per litre on last month

    Statistics June 2018
  • 114.4% The average debt to income ratio per adult in the UK

    Statistics May 2018
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    THE MONEY STATS – Economic Growth predicted to slump to 5 year low

    UK GDP growth is predicted to slump at 0.1% between January and March 2018, its lowest quarterly level since Q4 2012, according to the latest Money Statistics. May’s Money Statistics reveals that the ONS predict Q1 2018 GDP growth to

    Press Release 14th May
  • 3.9% The drop in unemployment amongst 18-24 year olds on last quarter (reaching its lowest since 2004)

    Statistics April 2018
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    THE MONEY STATS – Almost 10m households in the UK have no savings whatsoever

    An extra 340,000 households have no savings to their name since last year, rising to 9.79 million in 2017, according to the latest Money Statistics. April’s Money Statistics reveal that the amount of households in the UK with no cash

    Press Release 18th Apr
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    How to pay off your credit card debt

    Sara Williams, creator of money advice blog Debt Camel, and local Citizens Advice volunteer advisor, guest blogs for The Money Charity on the best ways to pay off credit card debt quickly. The Financial Conduct Authority last week announced its

    Blog 24th Mar

    THE MONEY STATS – Beginning of the Housing Bubble Burst

    Average house prices across the UK fell by 0.7% over the last quarter according to Halifax, and by 0.3% in February according to Nationwide. According to the latest Money Charity Money Statistics, the latest house price estimates from two of

    Press Release 20th Mar
  • 5% The reduction in loans approved for house purchase over the year

    Statistics March 2018