Cost of living spurs 35% of Brits to say a planner 'would be helpful'

Findings from a Personal Finance Society poll of people across the UK

Hope William-Smith
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Over a third (35%) of Britons say professional financial planning would be helpful for them on the back of cost-of-living crisis pressures, according to the Personal Finance Society (PFS).

A poll commissioned by the PFS found a keen interest for financial planning and advice when ascertaining the steps being taken by the public to reduce costs. PFS president Caroline Stuart said: "At a time when anxieties are running high, professional financial planners can help people manage and organise their finances in a way which can weather the storm, ease the burden, take back control of their money and plan for the future." Despite the scheme put in place by the government to help people with energy bills, the PFS found this was still the aspect of household finances many are m...

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