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11 Sep, 2017, 00:01 BST Europeans Expect Rising House Prices, Many Already Struggling

Confidence in European house prices is rising, but the temptation to over-stretch financially is putting consumer finances under pressure. According...


29 Nov, 2016, 00:01 GMT One In Four Receive Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Christmas is traditionally a time for giving, but new research reveals it might be worth thinking twice before splashing your cash on gifts, as...


06 Sep, 2016, 00:01 BST Europeans Sharply Divided About Future Prospects

More than a third (37%) of Europeans are optimistic about their future standard of living over the next five years. But over a fifth (23%) are...


28 Jul, 2016, 16:20 BST Europe Sees Sharp Rise in Shopping by Mobile

- Two Thirds (66%) of People in Europe With a Mobile Device Shopped Online in the Last Year - up From 58% the Year Before - Turkey, Italy and Poland...


28 Jun, 2016, 12:36 BST Why Spending Big Won't Guarantee a Win - in Football or Investing

You get what you pay for is a traditional mantra we hear everywhere and it seems footballer salaries are no different. But does it follow that the...


16 Feb, 2016, 00:01 GMT Income Inequality: Crisis Pushes the Poor and the Young Even Further Behind

-- Rising income inequality was an established trend prior to the financial crisis, but accelerated in many countries during the crisis years and...


26 Jan, 2016, 00:01 GMT Europeans Saving More, Despite No Pay Rise

A fifth (19%) of people in Europe grew their savings pot in the last 12 months Over a third (36%) of savers are making a deliberate decision to save...


30 Dec, 2015, 00:01 GMT UK Least Likely in Europe to Make a Financial New Year's Resolution

• Just over a quarter of people in the UK are planning to make a financial resolution in January (27%) • Over half (52%) of people in Europe are...


29 May, 2015, 06:30 BST With Marriage it's the Thrift That Keeps on Giving

Couples across Europe are choosing love over luxury as they opt for thrifty nuptials, according to a pan-European study of more than 12,000 consumers....


05 May, 2015, 00:01 BST Clothing Top Purchase by Europeans on Their Mobile Devices

Ease of "one-click" ordering means shoppers could be impulse buying and missing out on the best deals Three fifths (58%) of Europeans with a mobile...


29 May, 2014, 00:01 BST Mobile Shopping Drives Impulse Buys

Smartphone uptake driving 'impulse purchases' according to a Europe-wide study of mobile money habits A quarter (25 per cent) of Europeans now use...