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The rising cost of living

Energy, food, rent and fuel prices have been going up. Here, you'll find ideas on how to cut back on spending and ways to reduce the stress.

Dealing with rising living costs

If you’re worried about your budget being squeezed by higher household bills and everyday costs, keep reading to find out:

  1. Why living costs are rising
  2. How to manage higher living costs
  3. Where to get support if you need it

Money management

If you've missed a bill or payment, or think you might, it's important you let us know as soon as possible. We could offer you support to help you better manage your finances.

More about support and money management

Manage your debt

Read our guides to help reduce debts to start saving, so you can take control of your finances.

Payment support guide

Tools to help you

Benefit calculator

Billions of pounds of government benefits and allowances go unclaimed every year. One of the reasons is many people don't realise they qualify for them. Check what you're entitled to.

Benefit support calculator

Budget planner

Take control of your spending with our budget planner. It’ll help you work out where your money goes, and see if you can start saving more.

Work out your budget

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Mobile Banking 

Check out how you can manage your money on the go with our Mobile App.

Find out more about Mobile Banking

Base Rate

Find out everything you should know about the Bank of England Base Rate, how it affects you and what to do when it changes.

Base Rate changes - how will they affect you