20% fall in secret borrowing

Couples have become much more willing to divulge to their other half about exactly how indebted they are in recent years.

The stigma associated with debt appears to be lessening, according to a CCCS study (the Consumer Credit Counselling Service).  The figures revealed that only 14,071 people who had turned to the charity for help in 2010 had not told their partner about it.  This represents nearly a 20 per cent decrease when compared to 2008.

 

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