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Friday, 17 February 2012

Families 'on the edge' as 70% battle to make ends meet, say Netmums

Plastic people: Netmums, the parenting website, says that 70 per cent of families are 'on the edge' financially.

More than 70 per cent of families are financially 'on the edge', according to research published today.

They are teetering on the brink of poverty and could face ruin if hit by further price increases or falls in their income, the study by parenting site Netmums found.

The survey of more than 2,000 mothers found that one in five was regularly missing meals so her children could eat....more

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