HOW TO STRESS LESS ABOUT MONEY


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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