Scots lagging behind rest of UK in savings stakes



People in Scotland are among the worst in the UK when it comes to squirrelling away money for a rainy day, according to a new survey.
The study, by online investment service Wealthify, found the average Scot has just three weeks’ worth of their salary in savings – the joint second-lowest level in the UK.
Financial planners recommend that people should have the equivalent of at least three months’ wages in savings, but the Wealthify regional savings index found that the national average stands at just four weeks.
The East Midlands came out on top with 11 weeks’ worth, followed by London with... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Business, Views: 37
Source: Scotsman
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