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Debt and money

Keeping on top of your money is a very important aspect of most people's lives. Sometimes unexpected events can cause real money problems.

On these pages we provide information for you to check how well you are managing your money and then what you can do if you do have some problems. We explain what types of money issues might affect you, like getting a mortgage, and also what options there are for getting out of debt and who can help you.

Get help with the cost of living

Check what extra help you could get if you're struggling with the cost of living - including the Cost of Living Payment scheme.

Help with debt

To start dealing with your debt problems, look at our Get help with your debts page. This will help you work out how much money you owe and which debts you should pay back first.

Debt and money search

Search for articles in our debt and money section.


Work out your budget, get help with your bills or read our tips for dealing with coronavirus-related money problems.

Getting financial advice

Information on choosing a qualified financial adviser, how much advice will cost, a checklist of things to think about before seeing an adviser and how to make a complaint.

Credit and debt fact sheets

Fact sheets covering debt and credit issues

Money jargon A-Z

Glossary of useful terms in personal finance.

Getting tax advice

Check where you can get help with a tax problem.