Withdrawals halve save-as-you-earn balance
The total amount on save-as-you-earn accounts was halved in 2005. Many employees saving through these schemes made use of the opportunity to withdraw their money prematurely.
Amount saved in life course schemes increases for the first time
Last year, employees saved 908 million euro in life course schemes, an increase by over 10 percent relative to 2008. They withdrew more than 164 million euro in 2009, over 35 percent more than in the...
Online saving less popular
Last year, the average Dutch household had deposited 9,000 euro in Internet savings accounts, as against more than 10,000 euro at the end of 2006.
Incomes rising slightly, household debts continue to fall
In the first quarter of 2014 the net real disposable income > of households was 0.2 percent higher than in the first quarter of 2013. It is the first rise in two years. Household debt fell by 2.4...
Popularity online saving further down
The aggregate amount deposited by Dutch households in online savings accounts exceeded 55 billion euro by the end of 2008, i.e. 11 billion down on the end of 2007.
Online saving very popular
Internet saving was booming in 2004. The total amount in Internet savings accounts exceeded 58 billion euro, 37 percent more than in 2003.
Bank savings more popular
The total balance in bank savings accounts of Dutch households was more than 7 billion euro on 31 December 2010. This is nearly three times the amount in these accounts twelve months previously.
Special purpose bank savings as a popular alternative
Dutch households had nearly 11 billion euro deposited in special purpose bank savings products on 31 December 2011. This is nearly 5 billion euro (over 80 percent) more than the year before and...
Almost 200 billion euro in Dutch savings accounts
The savings of private individuals reached almost 200 billion euro in 2004. People put almost 11 billion euro more into their savings accounts than they took out. Outstanding debt on consumer credit...
Bank savings schemes more popular
The aggregate amount deposited in bank savings accounts by Dutch households exceeded 2.4 billion euro at the end of 2009, approximately a fourfold increase relative to twelve months ago.