Causes of debt

Includes information resources on the issues that often lead to people getting in to debt including bereavement, disability, physical and mental health problems, having children. loss of employment, poor money management and the actions of lenders.

Categories

Bereavement (42 items)

Includes information that refers to bereavement as a cause of debt.

Disability and physical health issues (59 items)

Includes information that refers to disability and physical health issues as a cause of debt.

Gambling (40 items)

Includes information that refers to gambling as a cause of debt.

Having children (54 items)

Includes information that refers to having children as a cause of debt.

Inflation (46 items)

Lender's actions (51 items)

Includes information that refers to the actions of lenders, such as aggressive selling, as a cause of debt.

Loss of employment (75 items)

Includes information that refers to loss of employment as a cause of debt.

Loss of income (70 items)

Includes information that refers to loss of income as a cause of debt.

Low Income (73 items)

Mental ill health (51 items)

Includes information that refers to mental ill health as a cause of debt.

Over-commitment (61 items)

Includes information that refers to over-commitment by individuals as a cause of debt.

Poor money management (63 items)

Includes information that refers to poor money management and poor financial awareness as causes of debt.

Relationship breakdown (59 items)

Includes information that refers to relationship breakdown as a cause of debt.

Retirement (43 items)

Includes information that refers to retirement as a cause of debt.