Research by TopCashback reveals that more than three quarters of employed Brits currently put money aside for savings each month.
London (PRWEB UK) 18 February 2014
Despite this however, more than half don’t have an ‘emergency fund’ of more than three month’s salary and around 50% admit to dipping into their savings for ‘splurges’. Other key findings revealed that:
•44% of Brits who do not have pensions say it’s because they can’t afford it
•20% of employed Brits save between £51-£100 each month
•84% of Brits who don’t save say they worry about not doing so
•More than half of employed Brits save into an ISA
The full set of statistics are displayed in the ‘Brits’ Saving Methods…in numbers infographic’.
Notes to Editors
Results based on a survey of 1,202 respondents.
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