Money and finance research

We have long known that the ability to manage money is vital to confidence and independence. People tell us that doing their own shopping is very important to their self-esteem and sense of independence, but few blind and partially sighted people cope on their own.

Barriers to financial inclusion report

New research funded by the Royal Bank of Scotland Group and carried out by RNIB, investigates the factors affecting the independent use of banking services for blind and partially sighted people. Published 2011.

ePayments project

This project focuses on those elements which currently restrict and isolate blind and partially sighted people from making cashless electronic payments and identifies ways forward to remove these restrictions. Published 2010.

Network 1,000 - Finance and entitlement

This report presents findings from Network 1000 Survey 2. The data was collected during interviews with 884 people. The findings presented in this report focus upon the Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance. Published 2008.

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