Debt

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

And almost 40 per cent of people who needed debt advice before the cost of living crisis reported experiencing mental health problems.

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

Young people are being hit hard by low pay, insecure jobs and debt. But there’s hope. Here are our top tips and where to find the best advice.

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

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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
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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

Life as a debt advisor: Universal credit is the one constant struggle
Opinion

Life as a debt advisor: Universal credit is the one constant struggle

Budgeting: How to stay out of debt
Money

Budgeting: How to stay out of debt

What is the breathing space scheme? How can it help you if you’re in debt?
Money

What is the breathing space scheme? How can it help you if you’re in debt?

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

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

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Opinion

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Martin Lewis hails ‘life-changing’ victory over ‘thuggish’ debt letters
Money

Martin Lewis hails ‘life-changing’ victory over ‘thuggish’ debt letters

The Bank Job’s debt-exploding exploits hit harder during Covid-19
Money

The Bank Job’s debt-exploding exploits hit harder during Covid-19

Bailiffs return ‘puts people at risk’, say charities
Housing

Bailiffs return ‘puts people at risk’, say charities

Brits already feeling £6bn ‘personal debt tsunami’ thanks to Covid-19
Money

Brits already feeling £6bn ‘personal debt tsunami’ thanks to Covid-19

Calls for end to ‘thuggish’ debt letters as Covid-19 cash crisis bites
Money

Calls for end to ‘thuggish’ debt letters as Covid-19 cash crisis bites

Nearly one million people claim Universal Credit as Covid-19 money shock felt
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Nearly one million people claim Universal Credit as Covid-19 money shock felt

Families in council tax debt have just £7 left at the end of the month
Money

Families in council tax debt have just £7 left at the end of the month

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Gary Webster: Debt is a disease deserving of a cure
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Gary Webster: Debt is a disease deserving of a cure

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