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Increasing numbers of people are struggling to cope with the burden of debt, regardless of their pay packet and social standing.
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The battle between banks and supermarkets is heating up as they compete to win customers by offering the best deals on financial products.
One in four credit card holders have no idea what a credit rating is and how it affects them, despite using plastic to cover the cost of purchases.
Consumers could soon be seeing more banks on the High Street thanks to plans which will make it easier for new players to enter the market.
One in ten British adults still rely on the 'Bank of Mum and Dad' long after they have moved out of their parents' homes, research reveals.
More than 20,000 struggling consumers called a charity debt helpline for advice with payday loans in 2012, it has been revealed.
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