Finance

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    The Long-Term Psychological Impact of Student Loan Debt

    14th August 2018

    With ‘A’ Level results due any day now, students are getting ready to head to university. While it’s an exciting time for any student, it does come at a price. A BIG price. According to a study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), three-quarters of graduates will never clear their student loan debt.  High tuition fees and enormous student …
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  • Brits do not like to borrow money from Family

    9th July 2018

    Peachy’s new research shows that borrowing money is still a tricky topic, with 62% of us embarrassed to ask for money from friends and family, even when we really need it. Women are more likely to be embarrassed than men, with 70% of women saying they would be too embarrassed to ask for money compared to 54% of men. Both …
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  • New study finds Brits spending recklessly on summer holidays

    25th May 2018

    With the onset of summer comes the beginning of UK travel plans. But, did you know that 40% of UK holidaymakers are not budgeting carefully and thus paying the price later? Alarmingly, 97% of holidaymakers don’t regret reckless spending on their summer holidays, leaving them with unmanageable debt once the summer is over. In April, we surveyed more than 2,000 …
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  • Brexit: How hard will it hit your finances?

    16th May 2018

    In less than 9 months, Brexit will come into effect. Whether you agree with the decision we made or not, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union on 29th March 2019. Much has been discussed about the UK’s future trade, sovereignty and borders, but what does this mean to ordinary Brits at home? And how will Brexit impact your …
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  • Why Do Millennials Not Care About Their Pensions?

    19th April 2018

    Free-spending, work-shy, tech obsessed, hedonistic and not wanting to save money. These are some of the accusations labelled towards millennials. But, are these claims fair? Studies show that the millennial generation is not saving enough in their pensions. The “you only live once” attitude translating as “spend now, worry about it later.” Millennials, aged between 18-35 (or born at the …
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    High Overdraft Fees are Killing Your Finances

    15th February 2018

    More than 2 million people in the UK have overdrafts, stuck in a cycle of using their overdrafts to survive the month, paying off the overdraft from their salary only to begin using it again. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) found that nearly 13 million people in the last 12 months had used an overdraft facility. Most people use overdrafts …
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