HOW TO STRESS LESS ABOUT MONEY IF..
1. YOU DON’T WANT TO LOOK 🤦♂️
Build a financial routine: Set aside 30 mins every week to open letters/look at your £ situ
Pair up with a friend to talk about £ and hold each other accountable
2. YOU OVERSPEND UNDER STRESS 🥴
Delete card details from browser
Install a website blocker or ‘Icebox’ which freezes shopping baskets for a set period
Be old school and make a list
Don’t shop when you're HALT (Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired)
Gambling? Look into self-exclusion
3. YOUR STRUGGLING TO GET BY
Pay yourself first - when £ hits your account, move it!
Tell your bank/lender if you’re struggling to pay bills
Ask whether they have a team that specialises in mental health - they are obliged to consider your needs
4. YOU NEED MORE HELP
Student services - What about grants and bursaries?
Citizens Advice - £££ advice
Mind - Provide local advocates
Samaritans - In emergency
Step Change - Debt advice charity