September 2018

What are Debt Advice Foundation’s helpline statistics?

Why we create a monthly statistical report on debt 

Every month, Debt Advice Foundation compiles a statistical resource based anonymously on those who have called us in the previous completed month. 

Government helps those on low incomes to save

Help-to-Save Scheme officially launches

A new savings account has been launched by the UK Government in a bid to encourage low-paid households to save for a rainy day.  
Via a Help-to-Save account, an estimated 3.5 million people on working tax credits or universal credits will be given a 50% bonus on every £1 saved over a four-year period.