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Average teenager sets parents back £6,261 a year – mostly in food

The average teenager sets their parents back £6,261 a year – or £43,828 between the ages of 13 -19, it has been revealed. Researchers found that parents will have to fork out more than £520 every month their teenager is living under their roof, in order to keep up with their appetite, TV viewing, gaming [...]


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9 to skive – typical worker spends ONE HOUR a day on non work-related tasks

The typical worker now spends an hour-a-day carrying out non work-related tasks at their desk, it has been revealed. Researchers found online banking, replying to personal emails, searching for holidays and even shopping or browsing for new clothes on the internet account for the majority of the sixty minutes spent on personal admin each day. [...]


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Men last just 26 minutes before boredom hits while shopping with their other half

Women beware – the average bloke gets bored just 26 minutes into a day at the shops, a study has revealed. Researchers found that hot shops and partners who go into the same store several times over mean men are ready to head home less than half an hour after arriving at a shopping centre. [...]


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A fifth of our wages now spent at work – in commuting, lunches and expenses

The average worker now spends almost one fifth of their wages on commuting, lunches and office whip-rounds, a study has revealed. Researchers found fuel, train fares, lunches, caffeine and contributions to colleagues’ birthdays and leaving gifts mean workers will plough more than 17% of their monthly wages back into their job. Work clothes, sponsorship for [...]


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13 first dates and seven ‘disasters’ – a lifetime of dating

A lifetime of dating will feature 13 first dates, 11 romantic dinners – and seven ‘disasters’ before we finally meet ‘the one’, a study has revealed. Researchers also discovered the average adult will spend almost £11,000 on dating before they finally walk down the aisle – not including the wedding itself. Additionally, the study of [...]


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£51,000 – the cost of raising a child

Parents will spend more than £51,000 on their child until they reach the age of 18, a study has revealed. Researchers found clothes, shoes, sports clubs and presents will mean the average parent will part with around £2,774 for each child every single year. Driving lessons and help with buying a first car add another [...]


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One in five WOMEN think their other half is high-maintenance

One in five women reckons their man is ‘high-maintenance’, a study has revealed. Despite women stereotypically being the most attention-seeking in a relationship, researchers have found the rise of the metrosexual is leading to a wave of high-maintenance men in modern couples. Now, women say men are more likely than ever to sulk when things [...]


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Modern men are now better with money than women

Modern men are generally better with money than women, new research has revealed. A study found that it’s men who are more likely to live within their means, put money into savings and stick to a budget. By comparison, nearly three quarters of women struggle to make their wages last from one month to the [...]


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Women set themselves budgets – but men are more likely to stick to them

Men are the best at budgeting while women are actually more thrifty, a study into household finances has revealed. A detailed study has found that despite women traditionally holding the purse strings, it’s men who have better control of their cash. The research found men are more likely to live within their means, putting money [...]


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Chasing Status – iPads, a 50 inch TV and a cleaner are the modern day status symbols

An iPad, convertible car, 50 inch TV – and a cleaner have been hailed as modern day status symbols. Researchers revealed the eclectic mix of items in a poll of 2,000 adults to find out how we judge success and wealth today. The report found that as well as the car you drive and house [...]


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