Debt

Martin Lewis calls for action on debt collectors as stark attempted suicide figures revealed
Debt

Martin Lewis calls for action on debt collectors as stark attempted suicide figures revealed

Victims told researchers they felt “harassed and persecuted” by debt collectors

Is the fiscal ‘black hole’ real? We asked economists
Politics

Is the fiscal ‘black hole’ real? We asked economists

Jeremy Hunt spoke of the need to “balance the nation’s books” ahead of his Autumn statement. Economists say that’s not necessarily the case

7 million families have missed out on food and hot water this year due to the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

7 million families have missed out on food and hot water this year due to the cost of living crisis

Anti-poverty charity the Joseph Rowntree Foundation says 2.3 million households didn’t have enough food and couldn’t afford to heat their home this year either.

Nearly 30% of people facing debt were in energy arrears before the cost of living crisis
cost of living crisis

Nearly 30% of people facing debt were in energy arrears before the cost of living crisis

It’s tough being young and broke. But help is out there
Money

It’s tough being young and broke. But help is out there

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Half of people using food banks are stuck in debt to the government
welfare system

Half of people using food banks are stuck in debt to the government

Time to Talk Day: Money and mental health
Money

Time to Talk Day: Money and mental health

How to set financial goals and stick to them
Money

How to set financial goals and stick to them

Couch to £1k: how to save money you never knew you had
Couch to £1k

Couch to £1k: how to save money you never knew you had

Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters
Housing

Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis
News

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis
Housing

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs
Social Justice

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs

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Money

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Household debt ‘kicked down the road’ by Covid support, warns charity
News

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Money

‘Imposter firms’ are posing as financial support. Here’s how to spot them.

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Online loan sharks are posing as a charity to pocket fees
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Online loan sharks are posing as a charity to pocket fees

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Checking your credit score is easy – and it can save you money

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Online shopping leaves 3m people with mental health problems facing debt
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