We analyse why, when and how households choose to save, the factors that prompt them to begin investing and the type of advice they seek.
In the lead up to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, our briefing reveals the scale of the deficit waiting for the next Government with newly updated numbers.
Social Market Foundation launches a new report exploring household saving behaviour.
Professor Anand Menon of King's College London will discuss Britain's strained relationship with the EU at our latest ESRC sponsored Chalk + Talk session
The mid-life income squeeze faced by households aged between 35-44 leads almost half (48%) of those who stop saving into a pension do so because of cash flow troubles according to exclusive polling in a new report from leading think tank the Social Market Foundation.
This morning’s post-Autumn Statement briefing at the Resolution Foundation, kicked off by Martin Wolf, was on the whole scathing about the Chancellor’s announcements. Wolf repeated what he said in his FT column that the ambitions on future public spending cuts … Continued
This is an intensely political Autumn Statement with an economic argument behind it. The future course of deficit reduction is specifically designed in order to underline the Conservatives’ long term focus. But the argument for it is made in terms … Continued
The potential of Western development aid and assistance, aimed at lifting the world’s poorest out of poverty, is often ‘wasted’ in countries lacking functioning, accountable institutions and where the rule of law is not fully established, according to a new … Continued
British consumers want better business behaviours in financial services and would be willing to switch provider to get it, according to exclusive polling in a new report from the Social Market Foundation (SMF).