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A third of people have had their mental health affected by debt worries, new research has found.
Residents of wealthy Bath have on average the highest amount of personal loan debt in the UK, according to new figures.
More than one in 20 people – the equivalent of 3 million – paid their rent or mortgage using some form of credit in February.
A third of adults in the UK worry about their debts either often or all the time, according to a new study.
One in eight Brits worry about debts all the time and 20% often worry about the money they owe on loans and credit cards.
A fifth of couples over 40 are concealing debts of £7,800 from one another and jeopardising their future finances, according to a survey by Prudential.
Rent arrears is now the fastest growing debt problem in the UK, according to the Money Advice Trust.
The future of consumer help website the Money Advice Service (MAS) is uncertain after a group of MPs found it "not fit for purpose".
Nearly nine million people in the UK have serious debt problems, with more than four out of five of those not seeking advice to cope with their debt.
Yorkshire and Humberside residents have the most unsecured debt in the UK, at £3,838 on average.
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