Net Financing target trackerNS&I delivered £9.8 billion of Net Financing in 2017-18, compared to the forecast at the Spring Statement 2018 of £10.2 billion. This is above the revised Net Financing target of £8 billion (within a range of £5 billion to £11 billion) that was set out in the Autumn Statement in November 2017.
29 million Britons worry about personal finances, but most bury their heads in the sand
Research from NS&I reveals that personal finance worries are having a negative impact on the wellbeing of 17 million Britons, with a quarter (26%) revealing that the state of their personal finances has had a negative effect on their mental health.
In total 85% of Britons admit to worrying at least some of the time, and for two thirds (67%) of those who worry, money is the subject that they worry about more than any other. This means that around 29 million of us are losing sleep over our personal finances.
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