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23 Sep 2020

Older people to face steep costs for future-proofing homes

  • 80% of homeowners aged over 50 willing to improve and adapt home to live independently for longer
  • Half (51%) of those expecting to make changes in their home expect to spend £5,000 or more on the improvements
  • Cost of age-proofing home is £6,507, slightly less than the annual state pension
  • Nationwide offers free consultations on borrowing to pay for future-proofing homes

14 Sep 2020

Note to Self: Brits using cash machines to save rather than spend, new data shows

  • In 2019 nearly two thirds of multi-use ATMs saw more cash deposited than withdrawn; rising to more than nine in ten in 2020
  • 2020 first year where non-cash usage has outweighed number of cash withdrawals
  • Cash still king in Capital as east London market towns top ATM usage league

05 Aug 2020

Holiday spend down 46% as Brits abandon foreign vacations in favour of UK staycations

  • Nationwide customer data shows 46% drop in holiday spend compared to last year with research showing 44% have abandoned travel plans due to impact of Covid-19
  • 32% will enjoy UK staycations, aiming to spend average of £480 boosting local economies
  • A fifth use money saved during lockdown to treat themselves to a well-deserved break
  • Analysis of Nationwide data shows spike in holiday transactions since lockdown eased

22 Jul 2020

More than 450 savers win £100 in Nationwide's first Start To Save prize draw

  • 47,318 accounts open by end of April
  • 17,901 of them saved between £50 and £100 each month between April and June
  • Total prize fund £45,800 with one in 39 chance of winning
  • As of 30 June, 83,806 Start to Save accounts opened – all potentially eligible for October prize draw – with nearly £16m saved in total
  • 52% of accounts opened by 18-39-year-olds vs 28% for all types of savings accounts

20 Jul 2020

Impact of Covid-19 shifts Britain’s attitude towards saving, major study finds

  • Nationwide Savings Index reveals evolution of saving habits under lockdown
  • Savings Index includes poll of more than 10,000 people across Great Britain
  • 37% have saved more during Covid-19 period, rising to 45% those aged 18-34
  • Half of younger savers think their savings habits will change post Covid-19
  • Nationwide’s own data shows people not dipping into savings during lockdown
  • Average savings buffer people think they need for future pandemic is £12,212
  • As restrictions lift, Nationwide is encouraging people to continue saving regularly

14 Jul 2020

Nationwide helps members save on their energy bills with six-months free subscription to Switchd

Nationwide Building Society is today announcing that it will offer members six-months free subscription to Switchd (This link will open in a new window), a company that automatically switches people’s energy supplier to ensure they are always on the best deal.

03 Jul 2020

Nationwide announce changes to its fixed rate bonds and fixed rate ISAs

Nationwide Building Society is today launching new issues of its Fixed Rate Bonds, e-Bonds and Fixed Rate ISAs.

10 Jun 2020

Average Brit goes 44 days since using cash

  • A fifth go two months or more without coins or notes while half say they’ll use cash less in future
  • Nationwide members made 78.5 million contactless payments between 23 March and 31 May
  • Lockdown forces 27% to use mobile payments and 25% online or mobile banking for first time
  • 44% of Brits worried about using cash with nearly two thirds decreasing usage since lockdown
  • One in five admit to ‘money laundering’ as they clean their cash in the sink or washing machine

22 May 2020

Nationwide announces new Covid-19 support package to help people keep their homes

  • Those in financial difficulty due to Covid-19 to benefit from new Home Support Package
  • No Nationwide mortgage holder impacted by Covid-19 will lose home in next 12 months
  • Partial or full mortgage payment breaks for people still impacted as a result of outbreak
  • These additional support options to become available once current arrangements expire

12 May 2020

New rates on Nationwide's on-sale Triple Access Online accounts

Nationwide Building Society is today launching new issues of its on-sale Triple Access Online savings accounts in response to the changing market.

27 Apr 2020

Month one of lockdown: Britain takes in 430 million home deliveries as nation adapts to life indoors

  • Nationwide Building Society reveals lockdown spending habits via consumer poll and own data
  • Nearly two thirds of Brits have changed their spending habits over the course of the lockdown
  • Despite overall spending dipping in lockdown, poll shows 4 in 10 have more disposable income
  • Nationwide data shows online spend has risen by 38% in the last 30 days compared to last year
  • 1 in 4 impulse buying due to browsing more online, while 15% browse for an hour or more a day
  • But Brits keen to give back as more than a third have donated money to charity during lockdown

11 Mar 2020

Nationwide reiterates support for those in financial difficulty in wake of concern over coronavirus

  • Society offers range of support measures for those who find themselves in financial difficulty
  • Move part of Nationwide’s continued work to address financial wellbeing at difficult times

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