Debt

Four million Brits struggle with problem debt. Now's the time for the next government to step up
debt
Vikki Brownridge

Four million Brits struggle with problem debt. Now's the time for the next government to step up

Looking ahead to the general election, any new government must commit to tackling financial vulnerability once and for all
'More bad news for renters': Rental crisis continues with steep rent rises despite inflation falling
inflation is falling but rents are still rising at a faster rate than wages
RENTING

'More bad news for renters': Rental crisis continues with steep rent rises despite inflation falling

Low pay as a trainee bus driver left me desperate. I skipped meals and ended up £46k in debt
james rossi, who faced debt
Cost of living

Low pay as a trainee bus driver left me desperate. I skipped meals and ended up £46k in debt

New play Capital! explores Edinburgh's financial history through eyes of Big Issue vendor
Theatre

New play Capital! explores Edinburgh's financial history through eyes of Big Issue vendor

Millions face paying more in energy bills than height of cost of living crisis. Here's why
Cost of living crisis

Millions face paying more in energy bills than height of cost of living crisis. Here's why

Calls to nationalise Thames Water as Brits face 40% increase in bills: 'A con and a disgrace'
Water bills

Calls to nationalise Thames Water as Brits face 40% increase in bills: 'A con and a disgrace'

Unsecured debt such as credit cards and loans at highest level in a decade, charity warns
debt/ credit card
Debt

Unsecured debt such as credit cards and loans at highest level in a decade, charity warns

Debt advice: These charities and organisations can help you if you're struggling with debt
debt advice/ call
Debt

Debt advice: These charities and organisations can help you if you're struggling with debt

Millions of people at risk of 'toxic cycle' of long-term mental health and money problems
money and mental health
Cost of living crisis

Millions of people at risk of 'toxic cycle' of long-term mental health and money problems

'I'm in crippling debt': Brits are falling behind on bills in record numbers amid cost of living crisis
pay debt
Cost of living crisis

'I'm in crippling debt': Brits are falling behind on bills in record numbers amid cost of living crisis

I had no job, long-term mental health issues and £50,000 of debt. Now I'm living debt free
debt/ david davensac
Debt

I had no job, long-term mental health issues and £50,000 of debt. Now I'm living debt free

'It's awkward and stressful': Number of young people needing help with money doubles
young people money
Money

'It's awkward and stressful': Number of young people needing help with money doubles

'I have nothing': DWP takes millions from benefit claimants every year to pay for its own mistakes
benefits claimants hit with overpayments
Benefits

'I have nothing': DWP takes millions from benefit claimants every year to pay for its own mistakes

21 million Brits are struggling to pay bills: 'People will go cold, hungry and lose their homes'
cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

21 million Brits are struggling to pay bills: 'People will go cold, hungry and lose their homes'

DWP falsely accuses single mum of owing £12,000 – when they actually owe her money
penny davis/ dwp
Benefits

DWP falsely accuses single mum of owing £12,000 – when they actually owe her money

Average UK household faces £17,200 of debt by 2026: 'We can't afford a Tory government any longer'
debt worries
Cost of living crisis

Average UK household faces £17,200 of debt by 2026: 'We can't afford a Tory government any longer'

Man left 'suicidal' and sacrificing food after being 'harassed' by debt collectors
rob
Cost of living crisis

Man left 'suicidal' and sacrificing food after being 'harassed' by debt collectors

Martin Lewis calls for urgent action on debt collectors as millions feel 'harassed' and 'suicidal'
debt
Cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis calls for urgent action on debt collectors as millions feel 'harassed' and 'suicidal'

Disabled people twice as likely to face debt amid cost of living crisis: 'The system is broken'
woman worried about debt
Cost of living crisis

Disabled people twice as likely to face debt amid cost of living crisis: 'The system is broken'

Student loans: This generation is getting a raw deal
Illustration of a student struggling while carrying a heavy coin
Education

Student loans: This generation is getting a raw deal

When will mortgage rates go down?
when will mortgages go down uk
housing crisis

When will mortgage rates go down?

'Breaking point': Debt charities and ethical lenders fight to save families from loan sharks
debt
Debt

'Breaking point': Debt charities and ethical lenders fight to save families from loan sharks

Council tax debt is spiralling across England as households struggle with cost of living crisis
Council tax

Council tax debt is spiralling across England as households struggle with cost of living crisis

Renters are twice as likely to fall into problem debt than the rest of the population
Renters are more likely to fall into debt
RENTING

Renters are twice as likely to fall into problem debt than the rest of the population

Money worries are leading to suicidal thoughts, panic attacks and mental health problems in the cost of living crisis
mental health cost of living
Cost of living crisis

Money worries are leading to suicidal thoughts, panic attacks and mental health problems in the cost of living crisis