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Wannabe Debt Free? Join the club!

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Dealing with debt can make you feel isolated. There may be a sense of shame that stops you from talking to people you trust, and keeping your worries to yourself can take a toll on your mental health.

If you’re struggling with debt-related worry, it’s worth paying a visit to the MoneySavingExpert.com forum. The forum has almost 1.7 million members. Most of them are looking to save money, improve their budget or tackle their debt problems.

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On their Debt-Free Wannabe (DFW) board you’ll find hundreds of people just like you who are dealing with – and overcoming – their debt problems.

You won’t find judgment there, but you will find support and inspiration to help you through your own journey out of debt.

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How to keep the kids occupied this summer for less

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The summer holidays are here! It can be a tricky task to keep the kids happy for six or eight whole weeks, especially with soaring costs making the task even harder.

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You got a friend: the MSE Debt-Free Wannabe board

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We answer debt questions on the MoneySavingExpert forum every day, but how else can the forum help those in debt? We asked Fermi, one of the stars of the Debt-Free Wannabe board, to give his thoughts on the support the MSE forum members offer each other.

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The MSE Debt-Free Wannabe board

For many people the desire to be free from the burden of debt is probably a daily and consuming issue. However, it’s also something that many (perhaps most) find it hard to confide and share with friends and family, which can result in it feeling a very, very lonely struggle.

The Debt-Free Wannabe (DFW) board on the MoneySavingExpert (MSE) forum exists to try and breach that barrier: to provide a place where you can talk with others battling with the same issues; give and receive much needed emotional support; work through problems; encourage and help each other on your debt free journey; and much more.

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