The International Day of Families 2019: One in four European families under financial strain
The International Day of Families, which takes place on May 15 each year, spread awareness of the social, economic and demographic changes that are affecting families worldwide. Although the family as a unit may have changed in the past quarter of a century, one thing remains a key issue: personal finances.
Seamless and simple stands out as winner in Intrumhack
The second annual Intrum hackathon for financial well-being was organized together with Banco Sabadell and Mulesoft to work with teams and find innovative solutions that help consumers achieve their financial goals.
Intrum presents Annual and Sustainability Report for 2018
Today, Intrum Group publishes the Annual and Sustainability Report for 2018.
Spendido: A clever way to tackle debt among young people
Intrum’s digital interactive lesson Spendido aims to educate high school students about personal finances and the dangers of debt.
Age matters for Nordic consumers’ credit default patterns
A new report from Intrum shows that the number of debt collection cases among seniors over 60 years old have increased with 25 per cent over the last two years. At the same time, cases registered on persons under 30 years are increasing at a slower rate.
Survey finds that money, not romance, keeps some couples together
Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day of the year, but according to a consumer survey conducted by Intrum, many Europeans say monetary worries mean they can’t afford to end an unwanted relationship.
One in five Europeans needs to borrow for Christmas gifts
For many, Christmas means that busy everyday life is replaced by peaceful and joyful days together with family and friends. But it also comes with a price. Intrum's European Consumer Payment Report 2018 shows that 27% of all Europeans worry about how to afford Christmas gifts.
Mixed picture for European households
European consumers are largely upbeat about the economy, but a large portion of households nevertheless struggles with debt and needs to borrow to pay their bills on time. The 2018 edition of the European Consumer Payment Report reflects a stronger European economy through people’s view of their own and their countries’ economic prospects.
Cracking the code - European prompt payment initiatives
As Europe’s SMEs push for a solution to the persistent issue of late payments, could voluntary prompt payment codes be the answer? Or should the authorities step in? Intrum has taken a closer look at some of the ongoing European initiatives for quicker payment.