Lending generosity quiz

When the time comes to embark on a new project, many of us would consider going to their families for financial support before applying for a personal loan.
Each year UK residents lend around £16.6 billion in total to their family and friends. What role do you play in this country’s unofficial lending economy?

£16.6 billion

Lent between family and friends in the UK in the past year.
If you’ve completed the quiz, you’ve seen how your overall readiness to lend compares to that of the general population. But how does this vary by demographic? Would the average person lend more money to their friend, or their uncle? Click below to see the results broken down.


Based on a a survey of 2,000 British adults commissioned by finder.com and conducted by research provider OnePoll in June 2018.

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