People in the UK owed £1.6 Billion at the end of August 2019, which is about £500 more than each of us owed at the same time last year*.
Everybody borrows at some time, but if your debt has become a problem, causing you stress, lack of sleep or relationship issues, now is the time to seek help.
There are several places to get help and we have provided a few for you below:
Step Change - Provides free, confidential and expert debt advice and money guidance, recommends the best solution or service for your individual circumstances and will support you while you deal with your money worries.
The Money Advice Service also has free and impartial advice, through webchat, WhatsApp, or on the phone. They also have a range of tools and calculators to help you work out your best option for dealing with your debts.
Citizens Advice Bureau offers useful online tips and tools to help you make the right choices with debt.
*According to The Money Charity.