Now in its fourth edition, the latest BlackRock Investor Pulse survey provides an in-depth look at Britons’ attitude to money.

Here we reveal five key findings and highlight a group we could all learn from: the UK’s ‘SMART savers and investors’.

Confidence is rising, but many people still don’t feel comfortable making financial decisions

Although Britons are feeling better about their financial futures, many still worry they're not making the best decisions. Younger people who are more likely to have clear savings targets and those closer to retirement are the most likely to feel confident.

Finding 1

Source: BlackRock Investor Pulse was conducted in association with Cicero Group between July and September 2015. A nationally representative sample of over 31,000 people in 20 countries was surveyed. They were aged between 25 and 74 years old. 4,000 were UK residents and, of this 4,000, 750 met the criterial for wealthy assets – having investable assets of more than £100,000 or an income greater than £100,000 as an individual or £150,000 as a household. The results of this survey are provided for information purposes only. The conclusions are intended to provide an indication of the current attitude of a sample of ‘wealthy investors’ in the UK to saving and investing and should not be relied upon for any other purposes.

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BlackRock Investor Pulse surveyed 4,000 people in the UK and 13,000 across Europe.

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