One in six UK adults have financial worries and debt-related stress is on the rise.
Nearly half of all the people who call Ben have money worries and need financial advice, but the financial situation is often just the tip of the iceberg. For some just keeping on top of normal household bills is difficult, others have slipped into debt because of illness, redundancy, gambling or addiction. Most don’t have any savings so it only takes one or two missed pay cheques to tip them into a financial crisis.
There are lots of ways people with money problems can prevent a bad situation from getting even worse. The first step is to call Ben. Our advice and support can help people tackle the root cause of their financial situation, get them back on track and planning for a more positive financial future.