Worryingly, nearly half of people (48%) who have provided family members with financial support told us they have done so just to help cover daily living costs.
But we also found that 17% of people help their family members to cover the cost of education and training.
Providing financial assistance for major life events, such as weddings (11%) or buying a home (15%), was also a common reason.
12% have offered financial assistance to provide support during a career break or period of unemployment.
Mums and dads are the most likely providers with 55% of respondents saying they received support from their mother.
Some of the reasons people provide financial support to their families include:
Find out which family member people have provided financial support to, and who they've received it from.
48% of people said they don't feel they have enough money set aside for everything life can throw at them and their family.
Only a quarter (24%) feel they have enough to meet their family's future needs.
However, when it comes to managing money, it seems family comes first for many people - 40% would consider dipping into their savings to provide their family with more financial support.
Nearly a quarter (24%) of people would like to be able to support their families more than they currently do - and government incentives could help. More than half (51%) of people would be more likely to save money for family members if there were government incentives to do so.