Finance

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    The Long-Term Psychological Impact of Student Loan Debt

    14th August 2018

    Higher education is now a requirement for most new job applications, but how does student loan debt impact university graduates? 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 loan debt will leave many graduates paying back their debt well into their …
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    New research: 62% of Brits ashamed 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 desperately 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

    The United Kingdom will leave the EU on 29th March 2019. But what does this mean to ordinary Brits at home? How will Brexit impact personal finances? Whether you agree with the decision we made or not, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union in March 2019. Much has been discussed about the UK’s future trade, sovereignty and borders, …
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  • Why Don’t Millennials Care About Their Pensions?

    19th April 2018

    Free-spending, tech obsessed, hedonistic and not wanting to save money. These are just 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

    Overdrafts used to be a cheaper alternative to payday loans. However, new research shows that overdraft fees can be far more expensive! 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 …
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