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Week 1: Why and how should we invest for the future?

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The figure is a line graph showing the UK household saving ratio between 1963 and 2023. Throughout most of this time the ratio varied between 5% and 10% of household disposable income. In 2020 the ratio rose sharply to 17% due to the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. After 2020 the ratio fell back quickly to below 10%.