Numbers saving money falls 6% since July - survey

The number of Irish adults who save has fallen by 6 per cent since July 2012, new research has found.

8th January, 2013
Despite the decline in the number of people saving, the amount saved annually has increased to an average of €3,303.

The number of Irish adults who save has fallen by 6 per cent since July 2012, new research has found.

The Consumer Saving Sentiment Research survey of 1,000 Irish consumers, undertaken by EBS, found that 78 per cent of adults are saving. The majority save whenever possible and without a savings plan, it found.

Despite the decline in the number of people saving, the amount saved annually has increased to an average of €3,303, 10 per cent higher than...

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