The Personal Finance Research Centre is an independent research centre that specialises in social research across all areas of personal finance, mainly from the consumer's perspective. Much of our work focuses on the following areas:
Our interdisciplinary team combines extensive empirical research skills with a detailed understanding of a range of social policy issues. Our work is influential in shaping public policy, and we provide technical and policy advice to government departments and others.
3 March 2014
David Hayes talks about our joint programme of research with ILC-UK, which uses Understanding Society to look at the financial wellbeing of people in later life.
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28 September 2013
Using data from the 2008-10 Wealth and Assets Survey we explore how age effects mortgage borrowing amongst people aged 50 and over.