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  • Can Gambling Increase Savings?

    An analysis of banking data to assess the use of a prize linked savings account in South Africa

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Saving

    Country/Countries: South Africa

    Year of publication: 2014

  • Exploring regulatory approaches to consumer vulnerability

    A review of literature around vulnerability in the UK and Australia, for the Australian Energy Regulator, to understand better regulatory approaches to safeguarding vulnerable customers

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom, Australia

    Year of publication: 2020

  • Evidence-Based Strategies to Build Emergency Savings

    A literature review focusing on high-quality randomised field studies and lab experiments to provide evidence of current savings innovations and identify promising saving strategies

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Saving

    Country/Countries: United States

    Year of publication: 2020

  • Balancing savings and debt: Findings from online experiment

    An US-based online experiment exploring why some people choose to retain savings rather than use them to pay off debt, even when the debt interest rate is higher than the savings rate

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Saving, Pensions and Retirement Planning

    Country/Countries: United States

    Year of publication: 2021

  • Open Banking for Good: Moving the Dial?

    A B2B qualitative evaluation of a programme by Nationwide Building Society to fund Fintech’s to develop Open Banking technology to help the financially squeezed.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Budgeting and Keeping Track, Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2019

  • A new approach to measuring the poverty premium

    A mixed-methods study including literature review, data analysis, survey and focus groups to estimate the cost of the poverty premium in Britain based on lived experience of low-income households

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: England, Scotland, Wales

    Year of publication: 2020

  • The inequality of poverty

    A review of literature, and secondary analysis of existing survey data, to look at the poverty premium amongst people with protected characteristics: sex, race and disability

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2021

  • UK Poverty 2020-21

    A review of literature and data combined with primary qualitative discussions on the topic of poverty in the UK and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2021

  • Prize-Linked Savings and Financially Vulnerable Americans

    A survey of low- and medium-income households in the US, exploring the potential of prize-linked savings products

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Saving

    Country/Countries: United States

    Year of publication: 2011

  • A review of change & innovation in unsecured credit market

    A review and qualitative research investigation of the market for unsecured credit in the UK, and the impact of coronavirus, commissioned by the FCA

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Credit Use and Debt

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2021

  • The poverty premium: A customer perspective.

    A literature review, plus survey and focus groups with people living in low-income households to understand the poverty premium – the concept that poor people pay more for essentials.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2020

  • Financial education affects knowledge and behaviour

    A review and analysis of randomised controlled trials into the effects of financial education on financial literacy and financial behaviour.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Financial Education

    Country/Countries: Other (32 counties)

    Year of publication: 2020

  • COVID-19 and the career prospects of young people

    A review of data and literature on the UK labour market to assess the impact of coronavirus on young people’s career prospects

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2020

  • Money management and debt advice – external evaluation

    An evaluation of the Money Management and Debt Advice programme, a project to enhance the financial capability of women in the Criminal Justice System or at risk of offending.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Maternity matters: final report

    An evaluation of Maternity Matters project, which focuses on providing financial capability advice to women identified as having special needs in pregnancy.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: Scotland

    Year of publication: 2019

  • The Sara Financial Wellbeing Programme For Women

    An evaluation by Smartsteps of a financial wellbeing programme for female survivors of family abuse, in Victoria, Australia.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Financial Education

    Country/Countries: Australia

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Lets Talk Money: Evaluation Report

    An evaluation by Bluebird Consultants looking at the impact of the Let’s Talk Money programme in the Melbourne region of Australia.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Financial Education

    Country/Countries: Australia

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Financial Security For Women In Business

    An evaluation of the ‘Financial Security for Women in Business’ programme, which provides support, training, and private mentoring to businesswomen in Victoria, Australia.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Financial Education

    Country/Countries: Australia

    Year of publication: 2018

  • The Cut: Financial Wellness In Diverse Populations

    An examination of specific sub-populations’ views and experiences from the wider Prudential Financial Wellness Survey.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: USA

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Improving Financial Health Of Low Income Groups

    A review of evidence and some further research to identify priority groups and better product design to improve financial capability among those with low incomes.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: UK

    Year of publication: 2016