Were you relaxing on the beach with your family, with thoughts of the daily commute and household bills on hold, when you heard that base rates had gone up?
We surveyed consumers within a day of the rate rise using Harris 24 to understand their current financial situation and how the rate rise impacts on them.
From a list of 15, the public’s main money concerns are currently:
In terms of the rise in interest rates, overall 27% feel they will be worse off as a result of the increase.
So another interest rate rise that on its own does not break the bank – but how many more rises will it take? As the summer holidays come to an end, holiday credit card bills and increased mortgage payments will arrive together this autumn increasing the financial pressure for families. This is when progressive providers offering support and encouraging customers onto the most suitable products will capitalise and build loyalty. Which type of provider are you with?
Get in touch to find out how Harris 24 can help you get the answers you need quickly. Harris 24 survey conducted by Harris Interactive on Thurs 2nd – Fri 3rd August 2018 following the announcement amongst a sample of 1,034 UK adults aged 18+.