debt

Debt charity sees jump in number of people seeking help

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 | News

The National Debtline helped people repay more than 150,000 different household debts last year - a staggering increase of more than 140% since 2007.

Debt leads to mental health issues

Monday, 12 May 2014 | News

A third of people have had their mental health affected by debt worries, new research has found.

Who has the highest level of personal debt in the UK?

Friday, 25 April 2014 | News

Residents of wealthy Bath have on average the highest amount of personal loan debt in the UK, according to new figures.

Brits using their inheritance to pay for living costs

Monday, 14 April 2014 | News

More than a third of Brits expect to see their heirs use their inheritance on day-to-day living costs and paying-off their debt.

3m used credit to pay the mortgage in February

Monday, 14 April 2014 | News

More than one in 20 people - the equivalent of 3 million – paid their rent or mortgage using some form of credit in February.
 

Overdrafts are poor value for money, says FCA

Thursday, 10 April 2014 | News

Overdrafts aren't providing good value for money and consumers are confused about the true cost of them, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.

Graduates will be repaying debt into their 50s

Thursday, 10 April 2014 | News

Graduate debt has doubled to more than £44,000 on average since changes to tuition fees were made in 2012 - and most won't pay it off until their fifties.

Nearly half of Brits are worried about money

Monday, 17 March 2014 | News

Millions of families in the UK are still feeling the strain when it comes to the cost of living, despite signs of improvement in the wider economy.

Mental health is an issue for a third of Brits with debts

Monday, 10 March 2014 | News

A third of adults in the UK worry about their debts either often or all the time, according to a new study.

Physical health is also affected, research by the Debt Advisory Centre (DAC) has revealed.

One in six approach retirement in debt

Friday, 24 January 2014 | News

One in six of those planning to retire this year will have outstanding average debts of £24,800 each, according to new research.