Research has revealed that on average people with poor numeracy are worse off by £460 a year.
National Numeracy has been looking into research that shows that the higher our numeracy level, the more confident with money we are likely to be or, put another way, the better our financial capability is likely to be. Read more on their website.
Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis has added his expertise to the topic, and this video on why “I’m no good at maths is damaging” is worth a watch.
It was recorded as part of the Talk Money Conference 2018 which you have just missed! Pencil it in for next year, and while you’re waiting this site dedicated to ‘financial capability’ with helpful tips and strategies is worth a glance.