Almost half of working Brits have virtually no savings

The startling figures show how many people are on the brink of financial trouble (Picture: PA)

A new report detailing the worrying state of Brits’ personal finances has raised fears of a national debt crisis.

Just under half of working-age Brits have less than £100 in savings, and more than 17 million people fail to pay off the monthly balance on their credit cards.

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