Tag: money worries

Monthly pay lasting just 17 days

Monthly pay lasting just 17 days

Workers are running out of money just 17 days after receiving their monthly pay, according to new research by the Halifax bank. This means that the average UK worker spends half the month worrying about money. The study, based on the responses of more than 2,000 adults, found that 10 per cent of workers start [...]

February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Research reveals 2010 has been harsh year for many Britons

Research reveals 2010 has been harsh year for many Britons

According to research from helpline charity, the Samaritans, 30% of people said 2010 had been one of the worst years ever - up from 24% who felt the same way about 2009. The annual survey of the nation’s happiness revealed the most common worries over the last 12 months were money, relationships, job security, domestic [...]

Money worries quash Brits’ dreams and ambitions

Money worries quash Brits’ dreams and ambitions

Three quarters of Brits have settled for second best in at least one area of their life, research by Abbey Bank Accounts has discovered. Nearly half (47%) of those surveyed blamed the failure to pursue their dreams on money troubles. Around a third (30%) of Brits have forsaken their dream job, settling instead for a [...]

‘Strict budgets’ the best route out of debt

‘Strict budgets’ the best route out of debt

Sticking to a tight budget is the best way out of crippling credit card debts, a financial advice charity has claimed. The Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) said making “a strict and truthful budget” is the “first step” to getting finances in order. Using a credit card to withdraw cash is a key sign of [...]