Finances ‘Britain’s biggest concern’

The financial services provider has revealed that almost one quarter (24 per cent) of those polled as part of the latest Abbey Lifestyle Report cited money worries as the primary issue affecting their wellbeing.

And as the UK’s debt management troubles mount up, climate change and terrorism are not as prominent problems as organising financial affairs, according to the Abbey research.

Spokesperson for Abbey Sue Hayes commented: “The real concern for people is money and we are hoping that this is a signal that people are planning to get more engaged with their finances in 2007.”

According to recent Money Expert statistics, as many as six million Brits with money troubles have turned to adebt consolidation to solve their financial situation during the last three years.

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