Women are often let down by the finance industry, from patronising campaigns to intimidating institutions. Online toolkit SmartPurse provides jargon-free financial information, a chance to network with other women on and offline, and a database for finding a financial adviser or coach.
One-third of Britons feel worried about their ability to save money for the future, and inscrutable financial jargon doesn’t help matters. To empower people across the UK to take control of their finances and saving goals, chatbot-based platform MyEva offers jargon-free financial advice.
Whether it’s asking a mate to pay back cash they borrowed a month ago or divulging the size of one’s pay cheque, many people hate talking about money. Canvas8 spoke to eight Britons to understand what financial matters they find difficult to discuss and why they sometimes blur the truth.
They may be in their prime earning years, but Gen Xers are feeling financial pressure as they juggle the costs of caring for older and younger family members with an urgent need to save for retirement. So, what’s the best way to help them navigate their complex budgets and future monetary needs?
Shared bank accounts were once a marker of a solid relationship, but almost one-third of British women have opted against sharing financial assets with their partners. As gender dynamics continue to evolve, women are increasingly taking their finances into their own hands.