1996 – The year the Buy to Let market was born, making it 18 years old last week.
1 in 5 – A fifth of Britons with a current bank or basic bank account, equating to around 13.7 million people, have fallen into an unauthorised overdraft in the last 3 months, according to research by thinkmoney.
65% – The proportion of children aged 8 to 15 who perform some sort of household chores to earn pocket money, according to a Halifax survey.
1/3 – A third of Brits in full-time employment have at least half of their income remaining each month after covering household bills and essentials, Lloyds bank research has found.
£17.1Bn – The cumulative savings on rent and living costs for 18-34 year olds living at home, according to thinkmoney.
28% – More than a quarter of UK adults surveyed by Ocean Finance say having a credit or debit card cloned is a bigger financial fear than not having enough cash to pay their bills.
15m – The number of brits in the ‘stretched middle’, meaning they are financially supporting younger or older family members, according to LV=.
£9,000 – Retired women feel they need £9,000 a year less than men to be financially comfortable, needing £18,000 on average compared to £27,000 for men, says MGM Advantage.