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How Much Debt is too Much?

If you know the amount you owe is too much, it’s time to do something about it.

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Did you know the UK government now owes around two trillion pounds’ worth of debt? This is an almost unimaginable figure and – understandably – might make a few people nervous. However, how do you know whether your debt is excessive?

Do I owe too much?

Whether you owe an excessive amount of debt largely depends on your circumstances. However, as a guide, you may wish to seek debt support if the monthly amount you repay comes to 40% of your income for that period.

For example, if you bring in around £2,000 per month – and £800 goes towards repaying your creditors – you might require a debt solution.

Although a very mathematical way of evaluating your finances, this can be hard to determine if you don’t have a calculator nearby. Instead, there are other ways which may reveal if you owe too much:

  • You have sleepless nights;

  • You frequently worry about your finances;

  • You don’t realistically see a future where your debts will be repaid;

  • You’re living paycheck-to-paycheck – with hardly any spare cash at the end of the month;

  • Creditors frequently call for money you don’t have;

  • If this sounds like your situation, don’t worry – help is available.

If this sounds like your situation, don’t worry – help is available.

Does the government owe too much?

Although owing two trillion pounds sounds like a lot of money – and make no mistake, it is – this situation is not unmanageable for the government. Despite this sum exceeding what the country generates in a year, the repayment amounts are relatively low.

Furthermore, this sum is a drop in the ocean compared to what the UK owed at the end of both World Wars and the Napoleonic era.

My debt is excessive, can I get help?

If more than 40% of your monthly income goes towards repaying debts, you may be able to get help through a consolidation loan. This solution can effectively repay your creditors within a matter of hours and leave you making just one affordable monthly payment.

This should leave you with much more income left over at the end of each month.

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