Step 1 Increasing your income

Lots of people are in debt because they don’t receive all the money they are entitled to.

Before you work out your budget, use this section to see if you can increase your business income and household income.

You may be able to claim benefits, tax credits or Universal Credit, help from grants, help with energy costs or other ways of boosting your business and household income. We have divided this section up so you can see the different sorts of help available.