More than 13 million UK women lack a financial safety net

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For nearly three in ten (28%) women in the UK, the inability to support themselves or their families financially is their greatest financial fear, according to research.

The report from Aegon ‘Protection matters: does women's financial planning match their priorities?', found that nearly half (46%) of 2,000 women polled believe it's solely their responsibility to make sure that their family has enough income should the unexpected happen. Twenty nine percent of mothers rank the financial security of their children as second only to their children's health and happiness (56%) in their priorities, while for those without children, 42% place their partner as t...

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