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Average Brit has a net worth of £147,134.32

The average Brit has a net worth of £147,000 – less than 0.1% of that of David Beckham, a study has revealed. Legal experts used a tried and trusted formula, frequently employed in probate cases, to calculate the figure and found the majority of the typical adult’s worth comes from the equity in their home. [...]


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One in six have a ‘second job’ to make ends meet

One in six Brits has a second job to make ends meet, new research has shown. A study, of 2,000 adults revealed the incredible extent to which many people are struggling to keep their heads above water. It found one in six workers – or around six million people – have taken on a second [...]


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Half are ‘living beyond their means’

Half of Brits are now living beyond their means, a study has revealed. Researchers found that not earning enough to cover living expenses, not wanting children to go without and struggling to resist buying new things mean half of all adults overspend by almost £150 a month. Others spend more money than they earn to [...]


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Retirees now ‘earning’ 6k less than graduates

The average retiree banks less than £16,000-a-year – almost £6,000 LESS than a graduate’s starting salary, it has been revealed. Researchers found despite working for up to 50 years, those entering the ‘golden years’ are struggling to make ends meet on a wage they previously earned up to 25 years ago. The staggering findings showed [...]


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‘Secondary Stress’- concern over partner’s career leads to stress-induced illness and injury

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Middle class redundancies amid the double dip recession have been blamed for the high number of wives suffering from stress induced illnesses. Experts have revealed that over the last two years, scores of women have been struck down by agonising neck and back pain and headaches caused by ‘secondary stress’. The condition is most prevalent [...]


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