Despite supermarkets being full of bargain deals on cut-price Easter Eggs, the growing problem of price hikes remains for everyday necessities. Following the tradition of purchasing chocolate may be fairly innocuous to your finances, but there seems to be little letup on monthly charges that appear to be getting more and more expensive. Britons are becoming poorer across the home nations and it is no surprise that the economy is arguably main issue ahead of May’s Westminster election. Pledges have been made as political parties seek to mobilise support and win marginal seats while thousands of householders worry about their own finances.
In this day and age it can be easier said than done to avoid slipping into financial problems. With employment opportunities difficult to come by in some cases there are large pressures on citizens providing for their family and themselves. Affording rent, utility bills and food has become challenging over the last few years with government cuts along with an unstable global economy. Credit card debt has continued to be an issue in Britain, but at Trust Deed Scotland we have helped people get out of the red. Our Trust Deed Wizard is a quick way of seeing if your debts can be resolved with our unbiased support.
Rising costs have been outlined in the Daily Mirror, and most of these categories are effectively enforced spending because of how necessary they are. We can help people struggling to make such vital payments, though. Our free advice has led to a 98 per cent Trust Pilot rating – we are credible to say the least when it comes to debt advisors in Scotland.
The property tax has seen rises in charges in certain parts of Scotland, but even recent freezes have done little to ease the strain of financial instability. Many Brits relied on discounts, but these have either been cut or removed altogether since 2010. Opponents of this charge say it bears no relation on people’s ability to pay, but residents cannot avoid paying this with fees dependent on where they live. Some people qualify for reductions without realising, so it is worth double checking with your council.
It is rare to hear about someone’s joy at the prospect of visiting their local dentist, but this ill-feeling will continue for Scots as prices are to rise. Scottish patients will have to pay 81.61 per cent of their dental treatment cost with the total capped remaining the same at £384. It may be effective by checking the prices between private and NHS treatment as Which? revealed some private dentists offer cheaper fillings than public facilities.
Although there has been some reductions in fuel prices, car tax has risen this financial year. First licence rates have increased by £10 for bands L and M. An effective way of legally avoiding road tax is by owning a car which emits under 100g/km of carbon dioxide. For the majority with money issues this will not be a viable solution, but contacting our team at Trust Deed Scotland certainly will help.
If you are worried about your financial situation please take action by contacting us for free today. We give independent and helpful advice to all of our clients so don’t be bogged down by your living costs and speak to us.