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How to plan for your financial future if you are in your 30s

How to plan for your financial future if you are in your 30s | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Institute for Fiscal Studies published a ground-breaking report on 29th September: The economic circumstances of different generations: the latest picture.  Its key finding was that people born in the early 1980s, now in their early 30s, have average (median) net household wealth of £27,000 per adult – including housing, financial and private pension wealth.

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Eighties baby? You’ll always fall behind on your finances

Eighties baby? You’ll always fall behind on your finances | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
People born in the early 1980s have half the wealth that those born in the 1970s had at the same age, as economic circumstances look set to prevent 30-somethings from ever catching up. 
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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute of Fiscal Studies

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UK Data Service's curator insight, October 7, 2016 8:46 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

Link to IFS report:

Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, 1997-2015: Secure Access