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Infographic: the impact of money worries

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How do money worries affect other aspects of life?

As part of our Need to Sleep campaign, you may have heard that 7.4 million people across the UK have problems sleeping because of money worries. But what exactly are people losing sleep over, and what effect does it have on their everyday lives?

Worrying about money causes untold distress that goes beyond finances. It affects our relationships with our friends, family and partners. It also affects our performance at work, our sense of stability for the future, and our happiness today. We’ve put together the infographic (below) to show you just how far the impact of money worries is felt across all aspects of people’s lives.

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Debt’s top 10 towns and cities

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Debt hotspots

Debt hotspots

Today we’re launching our latest infographic, highlighting the average debt in the regions and postcode areas of the UK. But where has debt taken hold? Where is debt a way of life, a constant battle, a hotspot?

Most people would instinctively say the debt hotspots would be centred on the inner-cities of London, Birmingham or Glasgow. But while there’s a huge amount of debt contained in those areas, that’s debt relative to the amount of income.

For the highest average debt, we have to look towards the leafy suburbs not the inner-city estates…

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