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Financial Management: Pensions

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wPCK1 Valid year for private pens wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wPCK2 Valid year for private pens before 1.7.1998 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wPENADD Additional contrib'n to post '88 pension wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPENADV Amount last payment post 1.7.88 pension wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPENADW Weeks covered post 88 pension wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPENB4 Personal pension started before 1.7.88 wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPENB4V Amount last payment to pre 1988 pension wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPENB4W Weeks covered pre 88 pension wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPENB4Y4 Year pre 1.7.88 pension started wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPENB4YR Year pre 1.7.88 pension started wINDRESP - B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPENCK1 Resp. retirement and pension status wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wPENCK2 Retirement income check wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wPENMCN Contributions made to emplyer's pension scheme wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O - - -
wPENMEX Have employers pension scheme wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O P - -
wPENMJN Year joined employers pension scheme wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - - - -
wPENMPY Percentage of pay/salary made wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O - - -
wPENMSP Spouse/partner to receive benefits wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - - - -
wPENMTP Final pension calculated wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O - - -
wPENSOC Previous occupation providing pension wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wPENSPB Partner receive benefits under occup pension schem wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wPENVRF Contrib to private pens post 1.9.1998 wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wPENYR Year post 1.7.88 pension started wINDRESP - B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPENYR4 Year post 1.7.88 pension started wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPPPEN Paid into private personal pension wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPPPEX Have private pension scheme wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O P - -
wPPPEXM Any other retirement income wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O P - -
wRETAMT Ratio of post- to pre-retirement income wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O P - -
wRETEXP Post retirement income more or less than pre wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O P - -
wRETSUF Adequacy of retirement income wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O P - -
wRF2CK Have no current private pension wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRF6CK Resp. aged 40+? wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDA Retirement income: state pension wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDB Retirement income: savings wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDC Retirement income: downsizing house wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDD Retirement income: borrowing against house wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDE Retirement income: renting rooms in house wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDF Retirement income: renting out property wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDG Retirement income: sale of other property wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDH Retirement income: business income wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDI Retirement income: sale of valuables wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDJ Retirement income: future inheritance wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDK Retirement income: family wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDL Retirement income: partner wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDM Retirement income: work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDN Retirement income: future pension scheme wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDO Retirement income: something else wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wRTFNDP Retirement income: none of the above wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wSPPEN Benefit from spouse's pension scheme wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O P - -
wSTAKEH Member of stakeholder pension scheme wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - O P - -
wYNOPEN1 Why not paying into a pension: 1st mention wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -
wYNOPEN2 Why not paying into a pension: 2nd mention wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P - -

Financial Management: Personal Spending

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wBSCNSP Use made of conversion bonus wINDRESP - - - - - - G - - - - - - - - - - -
wBSCNSP1 How conversion bonus spent 1st mention wINDRESP - - - - - - G - - - - - - - - - - -
wBSCNSP2 How conversion bonus spent 2nd mention wINDRESP - - - - - - G - - - - - - - - - - -
wHUASKS Consultation about spending on self wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPLEIS Amount spent on leisure per month wINDRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPMEAL Amount spent eating out per month wINDRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPSELF Amount of weekly personal spending wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPPKML Pounds: money last week for yourself ? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K - - - O - - -
wYPPKMP Pennies: money last week for yourself ? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K - - - O - - -
wYPSAVE Use of personal money wYOUTH - - - - - - G H I J K - - - O - - -

Financial Management: Problems

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wHSCANA Keep home adequately warm wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCANB Pay for annual holiday wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCANC Replace furniture wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCAND Buy new clothes wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCANE Eat meat on alternate days wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCANF Feed visitors once a month wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCANH Two pairs of shoes for each adult wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P Q R
wHSCANK Keep house well decorated wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P Q R
wHSCANL Have hhold contents insurance wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P Q R
wHSCNTA Would like to keep home warm wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCNTB Would like to pay for annual holiday wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCNTC Would like to replace furniture wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCNTD Would like to buy new clothes wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCNTE Would like meat on alternate days wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCNTF Would like visitors once a month wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCNTH Would like two pairs of shoes for each wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P Q R
wHSCNTK Would like to keep house well decorated wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P Q R
wHSCNTL Would like to have contents insurance wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P Q R
wXPBLDF Problems paying household bills wHHRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPHP Repayments on hire purchase or loans wHHRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPHPDF Repayments a burden on household wHHRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPHSD1 Housing payments required borrowing wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPHSD2 Housing payments required cutbacks wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPHSDB Been 2+ months late with housing payment wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPHSDF Problems paying for housing over year wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Financial Management: Savings and Bank Accounts

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wBANK Have non-regular savings wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKAC Holds a personal savings account wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKJ Name savings held in wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKJ1 PNO 1st person with whom shares account wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKJ2 PNO 2nd person with whom shares account wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKJT Holds joint account with other in h/hold wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKK Amount in account(s) - non-reg saving wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKKB1 Savings amount to 1000 or more wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKKB2 Savings amount to 5000 or more wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKKB3 Savings amount to 10,000 or more wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wBANKKB4 Savings amount to 500 or more wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCCBILL Resp. pay bills for store/credit cards wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wFCCARD Resp. has store/credit cards wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wFIYRDB1 Over 500 in interest/dividends wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wFIYRDB2 Over 1000 in interest/dividends wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wFIYRDB3 Over 5000 in interest/dividends wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wFIYRDB4 Over 2500 in interest/dividends wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wFIYRDB5 Over 10000 in interest/dividends wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wFIYRDB6 Over 100 in interest/dividends wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wFIYRDI Income last year from dividends/interest wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wFIYRDIA Amount received in interest/dividends wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wFIYRDIC Amount interest/dividends - computed wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wFIYRDIU Income last yr dividend/interest >£1000 wINDRESP - - C D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wHUDRAW Who draws from the joint bank account wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNCCARD Number of store/credit cards wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wNVEST IC: F15 = 4 TO 10 - Investments wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - - - - -
wNVESTA Savings/investments: nat sav certificates wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTB Savings/investments: premium bonds wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTC Savings/investments: unit/investment trust wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTC1 Over 5000 in investments wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTC2 Over 15000 in investments wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTC3 Over 50000 in investments wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTC4 Over 1000 in investments wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTC5 Over 100000 in investments wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wNVESTD Savings/investments: PEP wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTE Savings/investments: shares wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTF Savings/investments: nat sav bonds wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTG Savings/investments: other wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTH Savings/investments: savings account wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTI Savings/investments: nat sav bank wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTJ Savings/investments: tessa/ISA wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTK Total value of investments wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTL Which investment is largest asset wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNVESTN IC: No. investment types held wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNVESTNN Savings/investments: none wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTSJ Investments in sole name or jointly held wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTSK Amnt. investments held in sole name wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVESTSP Percentage share of investments wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wNVSTPN1 PNO of 1st joint holder wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wNVSTPN2 PNO of 2nd joint holder wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wNVSTPN3 PNO of 3rd joint holder wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wOPXPCR Right time to use credit wINDRESP - - C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wOPXPSV Right time to use savings wINDRESP - - C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wSAVE Saves from current income wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wSAVED Amount saved each month wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wSAVEJ Name savings held in wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wSAVEK Amount in account(s) - regular saving wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wSAVEKB1 Savings amount to 1000 or more wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wSAVEKB2 Savings amount to 5000 or more wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wSAVEKB3 Savings amount to 10,000 or more wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wSAVEKB4 Savings amount to 500 or more wINDRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wSAVEY Reason for saving wINDRESP A B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wSAVEY1 First reason for saving wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wSAVEY2 Second reason for saving wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wSAVLT Savings mainly long or short term wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J K L M N O P Q R
wSAVREG Saves on a regular basis wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J K L M N O P Q R
wSVAC IC: F15 = 1 TO 3 - Savings accounts wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - - - - -
wSVACK Amnt. in savings account, tessa or ISA wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wSVACKB1 Over 1000 in savings wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wSVACKB2 Over 5000 in savings wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wSVACKB3 Over 10000 in savings wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wSVACKB4 Over 500 in savings wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wSVACKB5 Over 20000 in savings wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wSVACPN1 PNO of 1st joint holder wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wSVACPN2 PNO of 2nd joint holder wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wSVACPN3 PNO of 3rd joint holder wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wSVACSJ Savings in sole name or jointly held wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wSVACSK Amnt. savings held in sole name wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -
wSVACSP Percentage share of total savings wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J - - - - O - - -

Gender Roles

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wFAIR1 Is allocation of housework fair wINDRESP - B - - - - G - - - - - - - - - - -
wFAIR2 Are childcare arrangements fair wINDRESP - B - - - - G - - - - - - - - - - -
wHOWLNG Hours per week on housework wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHUBOSS Household finacial decisions wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wHUCOOK Who does the cooking (singles) wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHUDOES Who does housework (couples) wINDRESP - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHUDRAW Who draws from the joint bank account wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHUDUST Who does the cleaning (singles) wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHUKEEP Who is responsible for housekeeping wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHUNURS Who cares for ill children wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHUPAYS Who is responsible for h/hold bills wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHURUNS Resp. organises finances wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - O - - -
wHUSHOP Who does the grocery shopping (singles) wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHUSITS Who is responsible for childcare wINDRESP A B - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHUWASH Who does the washing /ironing (singles) wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHUXPCH Who pays for childcare wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBCHC1 Childcare: 1st mention wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBCHC2 Childcare: 2nd mention wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJBCHC3 Childcare: 3rd mention wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wOPFAMA Pre-school child suffers if mother works wINDRESP A - C - E - G - I - K - M - O - Q -
wOPFAMB Family suffers if mother works full-time wINDRESP A - C - E - G - I - K - M - O - Q -
wOPFAMC Woman and family happier if she works wINDRESP A - C - E - G - I - K - M - O - Q -
wOPFAMD Husband and wife should both contribute wINDRESP A - C - E - G - I - K - M - O - Q -
wOPFAME Full time job makes woman independent wINDRESP A - C - E - G - I - K - M - O - Q -
wOPFAMF Husband should earn, wife stay at home wINDRESP A - C - E - G - I - K - M - O - Q -
wOPFAMG Children need father as much as mother wINDRESP A - C - E - G - I - K - M - O - Q -
wOPFAMI Single parents are as good as couples wINDRESP A - C - E - G - I - K - M - O - Q -
wOPFAMM The man should be head of household wINDRESP - B - D - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wRACH12 Responsible for dependent child under 12 wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPOPFB Family suffers if woman has FT job wYOUTH - - - - E F - - I J K - - - O - - R
wYPOPFF Husband should earn, wife stay at home wYOUTH - - - - E F - - I J K - - - O - - R

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