Dreaming of being debt free

Encouragingly, many people would be happy to shun life in the fame limelight if they could guarantee themselves a place on the property ladder, getting by financially and achieving equilibrium between work and life.

Produced by Churchill, managing finances and being able to clear debt came eight and ninth in the list of top ten life challenges.

Churchill’s Frances Browning said: “It can be easy to sit around dreaming of winning the lottery, accepting our work/life balance as the norm and putting things off until the ‘right time’.

“Sometimes, it’s not about waiting for good things to happen to you, but more about starting to make them happen for yourself.”

Money was cited by two in five people as the one thing that prevented them from leading the exact life that they wanted, whether that be bringing up children or having the perfect job.

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