January is the most difficult month of the year financially with 22% of Brits feeling under pressure, research from Equifax company TDX Group has found.
More than a quarter (26%) of women flagged it as a pressure point, compared to 18% of men.
Mortgage payments are peoples third biggest debt concern, mentioned by 9% of people, behind utility bills (11%) and credit cards (20%).
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Almost three in 10 (29%) said a mortgage of any size would be unmanageable. This was most common in Wales (38%), compared to just 22% in Yorkshire and Humberside.
Richard Haymes, head of financial difficulties at TDX Group, said: Year after year, spending pressures over the seasonal period push many…
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