This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of ING Direct for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.
I get a large percentage of my traffic from people looking for blogger gadgets and widgets. Today I'm featuring a different kind of widget that has nothing to do with blogging, writing or books. ING Direct recently developed a brand new widget which enables people in the UK to see, on average, how much householders are saving in selected areas.
Do you save?
I know it's a difficult topic to broach, especially when most families are suffering from the inflation figures we've seen in the news recently. My husband travels on a train to work, and we've just heard that train companies are going to put up their rates in the new year. This will bring their prices to about 5% above the national inflation rate. In the UK, the price for everything has gone up, except our wages. Why am I talking about Savings Accounts then? Surely, if you have less to spend, you won't bother saving, right?
Not really. I think we've realised that our present situation means credit is harder to attain. If anything should happen with our families or business, banks are less likely to lend us money. Therefore, saving for a 'rainy day' is even more important.
ING Savings Widget
UK householders can use this widget to discover how much they’re saving in selected areas. This is a great way to check out your own local area and see for yourself. Why not try out the ‘My Comparison Table’ in the widget below and leave a comment to let me know how much you could be saving. You may surprise yourself.
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