Money Sector Snapshot: May 2024
29 May 2024
Money Sector Snapshot: May 2024

How does money dysmorphia affect young people and their expectations of the future? What are the pros and cons of the increasingly widespread financial gamification? How is the cost of living crisis affecting dating and family relationships? Why are people turning to financial hacks?

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Zoë Burt

Zoë Burt is a UK and US-qualified financial adviser who has worked in Europe and the UK to help others take charge of their finances. She heads up the UK and global financial content for the award-winning start-up Female Invest, tackling the gender wealth gap and educating women across the globe to get going on investing.

Anastasiia Fedorova

Anastasiia Fedorova is a senior insights editor at Canvas8. A writer, curator and cultural strategist, she specialises in art, fashion, design, technology and visual culture. Her personal work explores sexuality, identity and queer communities while interrogating our place in a world shaped by rapidly changing technologies. As an avid sci-fi fan since teenage years, she is always interested in thinking about multiple and diverse futures.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is the Head of Toolkit at Canvas8. With a background in psychology, she has worked with global clients such as Google, Nike, and Mars, exploring everything from what people want from a fake tan to Gen Z’s relationship with social media. Outside of work, you’ll find her binge-watching reality TV, listening to hyperpop, or with her nose buried in a fantasy novel.

Alex Strang

Alex Strang is a senior insight editor at Canvas8 who used to be in a punk band that was signed, shaped, and spat out. He enjoys using his experience of being the product to help brands understand how to sell theirs. After studying philosophy and critical theory, he found his feet in the market research world and has been over-analysing consumer behaviour ever since, including his own. He can usually be found playing board games, watching Seinfeld, or trying too hard to make his daughter laugh.