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15 documents found
  • The Money Statistics, June 2016

    The latest statistics summarising personal debt, loans, mortgages, housing and rent, savings and pensions and spending as well as the wider context (e.g. population, unemployment) of the UK.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Saving, Pensions and Retirement Planning, Credit Use and Debt

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2016

  • Britain’s debt, how much is too much? Policies to encourage savers and support the over-indebted

    Analysis of existing evidence to examine household financial resilience for at risk groups in the UK, with policy recommendations to help encourage saving and reduce personal unsecured debt, by ACCA.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Saving, Credit Use and Debt, Budgeting and Keeping Track

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2016

  • StepChange – boosting lower-income saving survey

    A briefing paper by StepChange Debt Charity on the financial behaviour of people on low income to inform the planned ‘Help to Save’ scheme.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Saving

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2016

  • Reimagining financial inclusion

    Proposing a new integrated model for solving the banking problem which benefits providers and low-to-moderate income consumers.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Saving, Credit Use and Debt, Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: USA

    Year of publication: 2015

  • Financial capability and well-being

    An analysis of the MAS Financial Capability Framework model, to understand the model in more detail, the relationship between capability & financial well-being, and how these can be improved.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: England, Scotland and Wales

    Year of publication: 2015

  • Financial inclusion: Improving the financial health of the nation

    Research by the Financial Inclusion Commission exploring financial inclusion since the Government Financial Inclusion Taskforce was wound up, involving a literature review and stakeholder interviews.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Credit Use and Debt, Saving, Financial Capability, Pensions and Retirement Planning, Insurance and Protection

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2015

  • Behavioural hurdles to financial capability in the UK

    A review of the academic literature which identifies six key behavioural hurdles to financial capability and the challenges for UK financial education programmes in addressing them.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Saving, Pensions and Retirement Planning, Credit Use and Debt, Financial Education, Budgeting and Keeping Track

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom, USA and other various

    Year of publication: 2015

  • Green paper: Saving us from ourselves

    A green paper produced by the Open University Business School, focusing on how to make the general public more financially resilient and sets out their agenda to increase saving & investing.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Saving, Pensions and Retirement Planning

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2015

  • Becoming a nation of savers

    Analysis of the Wealth and Assets survey and a review of evidence to explore how to overcome economic and behavioural barriers to savings in UK households, thus improving financial resilience.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Saving

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2015

  • The three habits of successful savers - Which? Consumer Insight

    Mixed methods approach, including nationally representative survey to explore the behaviours of successful savers across the UK, conducted by Which?

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Saving

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2014

  • Money Lives: the financial behaviour of the UK

    Qualitative research, commissioned by the Money Advice Service, to explore the factors which effect money management and test approaches to improve financial capability.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability, Budgeting and Keeping Track

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2014

  • Sergeant review of simple financial products

    The report and recommendations of a UK Government Steering Group on Simple Financial Products: those that are easy to understand and enable consumers to plan and manage their every-day finances.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Saving, Financial Capability, Insurance and Protection

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales

    Year of publication: 2013

  • Relationship of savings motives to saving habits

    A new analysis of existing US consumer finances research data, classifying households according to their savings habits and comparing these groups to examine the influence of motives on saving.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Saving

    Country/Countries: USA

    Year of publication: 2012

  • Raising household saving

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Saving, Pensions and Retirement Planning, Financial Education

    Country/Countries: International review

    Year of publication: 2012

  • Making savers winners: an overview of prize-linked savings products

    A review of Prize Linked Savings accounts: whether such accounts are likely to appeal to consumers in the US and considering the barriers and benefits to such accounts.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Saving

    Country/Countries: USA

    Year of publication: 2010