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Inaugural Close Brothers Financial Wellbeing Index finds
Five core functions
Research by Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) has found women are more indebted and less confident when managing money than men
Covering the cost of a funeral without getting into debt would need quick access to cash for 41% of families, a poll by Engage Mutual has found.
A fifth (22%) of people fund their funerals through life insurance policies, research by Royal London has found.
With millions behind on their household bills, PG Mutual is warning UK bill payers to consider how they would cope if they were to lose their income due to illness or injury.
UK professionals could find themselves struggling to meet the cost of Christmas debt repayments in the event of having to take sick leave, an insurer has warned.
Half of UK adults struggle to keep up with their bills and credit commitments, up from one in three in 2006, research has revealed.
Chancellor George Osborne is to tell the electorate this week that his debt plans are in ruins, with the deadline for bringing UK debt down pushed back by many years.
Two of Britain's biggest insurers are poised to slash dividends this week, potentially derailing the stockmarket's blockbuster summer rally, The Times reports.