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22 May 2019

Rise of online shopping means two fifths of shoppers forget who has their card details

  • Reliance on online for shopping and social media means many are sharing and storing personal details
  • Six in ten post full name on social media while more than four in ten include date of birth and home town
  • New industry efforts come into play in September to make online shopping more secure for customers

10 May 2019

Consumers on router financial ruin as poor Wi-Fi security puts personal data at risk

  • Two thirds of consumers have never changed the password on their Wi-Fi router
  • Close to a third (32%) who have changed, were initially still using the password that came with the router
  • Nearly four in ten don’t know how to change the password, while 47 per cent who have changed passwords, opt for an easy to remember password, despite crackability concerns

05 Mar 2019

Pensioners of tomorrow risk staggering £68K shortfall as they underestimate cost of retirement

  • Poll shows pensioners need average of £885 a month – £380 more than the £505 state pension
  • But one in three people in middle age set to retire on state pension alone – leaving £68k shortfall
  • Many are worried about being able to afford retirement and living the lifestyle they want to live
  • Less than one in ten have clear retirement goals and over half don’t know their pension value

21 Dec 2018

What the Dickens? Rents of Christmas past ‘Cratchit’ up by around 120,000% since 1840s

  • Rent on Bob Cratchit’s London home up 119,300% from 1843-2018, 10 times higher than inflation
  • Matched growth would see homes cost around £548,076 per week in another 175 years
  • Renting in London equivalent to £46 per week in 1840s vs £459 per year in today’s market
  • Nine in ten Brits rented properties back in 1840s - far higher than the four in ten renting today

19 Dec 2018

Parents in the dark about cyber risks and so prioritise personal online safety over cyber security, potentially putting family finances at risk

  • More than eight in ten parents share smart devices with their children, research shows
  • Parents more likely to talk about personal safety online than cyber security
  • Just one in six believe their children would be able to spot a fake email or download link

17 Dec 2018

The Dark Night: complacent Brits risk becoming victims of bad man and robbing as winter draws in

  • Two thirds of Brits burgled with a third hit more than once
  • Seven in ten burglary victims turn to modern tech to protect their homes
  • But, three quarters of battery powered smartphone doorbell cameras left without power
  • More than a third of victims admit to posting that they are going away on social media
  • Almost one in ten took no further action to protect their home post break-in

17 Dec 2018

Nationwide launches ‘12 voices of Christmas’ adverts

  • Nationwide Building Society’s latest TV adverts to launch on 24 December and run for eight days
  • Latest adverts form part of Society’s wider ‘Voices’ advertising campaign
  • Adverts to promote Society’s diverse membership highlighting different voices, opinions and stories at Christmas

05 Dec 2018

Nationwide Spending Report: Essential spends rises and discretionary spending falls for second consecutive quarter.

A look into the nation's spending habits based on nearly 710 million transactions, detailing how much money we spend, where we spend it and how. Analysis covers third quarter of 2018 (July-September). Includes consumer research on attitudes toward Christmas spend.

05 Dec 2018

Nationwide Spending Report

Nationwide’s quarterly Spending Report is an analysis of nearly 710 million Nationwide customer payment transactions. The period covered by the is report is the third quarter of 2018 (July to September), with additional consumer research looking at the upcoming Christmas period.

The report highlights that, on average, Brits spent £1,541 on essential living costs in the period, equating to some 82 per cent of the average £28,400 salary. This equates to an increase of 8.3 per cent against the same period in 2017 - or £8 in every £10.. However, while the cost of living has risen, year-on-year discretionary spending has dipped for the second consecutive period – fuelling the view that financial pressure is mounting on British consumers.

Additional research highlights attitudes toward spending at Christmas, with two thirds of Brits looking to cut back.

04 Dec 2018

Two thirds of Brits to cut back at Christmas as average living costs soar to £1,541 a month

  • Nationwide Spending Report shows £8 in every £10 of average salary goes on essential spend
  • Rise in essential costs comes as discretionary spend dips for the second consecutive period
  • Poll shows Brits had average £426 debt last Christmas, taking 2.5 months on average to pay off
  • But children set to have average of £153 spent on them as parents refuse to cut back on kids

27 Nov 2018

One in three Brits have allowed remote access to their computer without ID checks

  • Nearly a third of Brits risk giving scammers access to their finances, research shows
  • Those living in Wales most willing to put themselves at risk of remote access fraud
  • One in eight would give full login details to someone impersonating their bank or building society
  • Those aged 25 to 34 most at risk of leaking passcode details

 

31 Oct 2018

Brits get wise to rogue trader scams, but fall for fake invoice scam instead

  • Just five per cent of Brits would fall for the traditional doorstep builder scam1
  • But more than a quarter would put themselves at risk of fake email invoice scams
  • Research shows many Brits would fail to query whether an invoice is real or fake
  • A third in the South West would fail to check versus a fifth in Northern Ireland
  • Nationwide urges people to always stop and think before paying an invoice

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