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Debt and savings

Make the most of your money with our guides to savings and debt management.

Information and advice

  • Debt advice

    A change in income or rising costs may have led you to fall into debt. Take action to improve your situation.
  • Tracing lost money

    You might have accounts and policies you don't know about, ones you haven't used for years.
  • Energy savings

    Cutting your energy bills and making them more affordable doesn’t have to mean making big changes.
  • Water advice

    Saving water at home is good for the environment and will reduce your bills if you're using a meter.
  • 8 tips for savers

    Some simple tips from financial expert John Husband to make the most of your savings.
  • Using credit wisely

    StepChange Debt Charity shares its tips on how to use credit without getting trapped by debt.
  • Financial jargon checker

    We've put money jargon into plain English, so we all know what it means.
  • Inheritance tax

    Find out what taxes are applied to an estate.
  • Make your money go further

    If you’re finding it difficult to manage on the money you have coming in, there are ways to put more money in your pocket.

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Get on top of your debt

Anyone can get into debt for a wide range of reasons, but it’s important to remember that you’re not alone and it’s never too early or too late to seek help.

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