Why British women don't save

Women in Ghana with Bono discussing microfinance
Women in Ghana with Bono discussing microfinance

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A survey for International Women's Day on Thursday has found that British women have an appalling attitude to saving, earning and understanding money. In fact, those on relatively low incomes are roughly half as likely to be saving as those on minuscule incomes in Ghana.

So what's stopping them?