1 in 3 – The proportion of Britons who say they plan to use equity investments to offset the negative effects of inflation on their retirement income, says MGM Advantage.
36% – More than a third of Britons in their 20’s admit to using their overdraft as if it was their own money, according to a moneysupermarket survey.
£381 – The extra amount UK households need to find each year to maintain their standard of living compared to a year earlier, according to MGM Advantage.
£15bn – Total net investment in the 2nd quarter of 2014 by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts, according to ONS date.
34% – Proportion of UK manufacturers that saw growth in the volume of output in the last 3 months, says the Confederation of British Industry.
£761 – Average private sector rents across England and Wales in August, up 2.4% from 12 months earlier, according to LSL Property Services.
1.4m – The number of Britons under 34 yeards of age who have returned to live with parents having previously moved out on their own, according to Thinkmoney.