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Leftovers for lunch and freezing wine cubes – modern money saving

Frugal Brits regularly employ a string of weird and wonderful money saving tactics – including sharing their phones at work, reusing tea bags and sharing bath water, it has been revealed. The extent to which the nation is still watching their wallets in the wake of the recession was revealed from a study carried out [...]


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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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The rainy day fund- a third would last less than a month on their savings

Millions of Brits would last just weeks living off their savings, it has been revealed. Researchers, who carried out a detailed study into the financial commitments of 2,000 adults, discovered that one in three would last less than a month if they were forced to fall back on the rainy day fund. Due to the [...]


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Half would be ‘completely stuffed’ if they lost their job

More than half the working population would be ‘completely stuffed’ if they lost their job tomorrow, it emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study into the financial commitments of 2,000 adults revealed a worryingly high percentage are living ‘hand to mouth’ and have no savings to fall back on. Most of those blamed the [...]


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