Over 40 Percent Of People Turning To Credit Cards And Loans To Pay Bills

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Over 40 Percent Of People Turning To Credit Cards And Loans To Pay Bills

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07:31 10 Apr 2018


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Over six in ten people find regular income just doesn't cover the cost of essential household bills.

A new survey shows 43% of people here are having to turn to credit cards, overdrafts or loans to make ends meet.

35% are having to dip into their savings to allow themselves to pay for standard bills for the likes of electricity and heating, according to the survey for switcher.ie

A fifth of people here say they're in debt, and are worried about it.


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