Press release: 16 million Brits ‘living on the edge’ with zero savings

**24 January 2014 **

Our new research about unexpected costs found more than 16 million people in the UK are ‘living on the edge’ every day - with no savings whatsoever. Yet the majority of UK homes (71%) experienced unforeseen costs or bills last year – on average, households hit by unexpected costs stumped up £1,101 last year.