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Talking to your creditor

If you’ve been caught off guard by higher bills and you’re worried about missing a payment, letting your creditor (any organisation you owe money to, for example, housing, utilities or council) know and having early conversations with them is the best first step to resolving your money issues and avoid falling into problem debt.

What the new energy announcement means for you

Lots of us in the UK are worried about being able to pay the rising cost of our energy bills. However, today, new Prime Minister Liz Truss has announced an ‘energy guarantee’ – from 1 October, households on the standard variable rate (SVR) with typical usage will pay no more than £2,500 per year for each of the next two years.

Everything you need to know about the government’s cost of living support package

If you’re wondering how your household finances will be affected by rising energy prices and more, here are the grants and payments that are currently available to help every household with their bills.

Beginner’s guide to managing your money

Taking the time to manage your money better can really pay off. Learning to budget can help you stay on top of your bills and save £1,000s each year. You might be able to use savings to pay off any debts, put them towards your pension, or spend them on your next car or holiday.

Help if you’re struggling with debt

If you’re struggling to keep up with bills and debt payments, don’t worry – you’re not alone. We help hundreds of thousands of people with similar worries every year. There are lots of things you can do to resolve your difficulties, including getting free debt advice.

Budget planner

We want to help you know exactly where your money is being spent, and how much you’ve got coming in. Knowing where every pound is being spent is a great first step to starting your savings, getting out of debt or preparing for retirement. Our Budget Planner can help.

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