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Savings used to boost spending and income

Almost a third of adults in the UK have used their savings to boost their income or cover shortfalls in the past year, according to a survey.

Interest rates are at a record 300-year low, giving many less incentive to put their money away, and high street spending has risen.

Susannah Streeter reports.

  • 21 Aug 2010