The constant worry of making ends meet, budgeting effectively or dealing with financial uncertainties is causing more anxiety and a reduced quality of life for many people—and Experian wants people to talk about their woes. Despite money often being the most significant source of stress in people’s lives, it remains one of the least openly discussed problems, perpetuating a culture of silence around financial struggles. Recognizing the magnitude of the current financial climate, Experian teamed up with Citizens Advice to create an experience that offers support and relief to those burdened by financial stress.
The Credit Paws Cafe is a 24-hour pop-up that offers free one-to-ones with credit experts and access to Citizens Advice spokespeople and puppies.
In the face of mounting financial stress caused by factors such as inflation and rising living costs, individuals are grappling with increasing economic pressures taking a toll on their well-being. According to the credit company’s estimates, it would take an average of £7,835 worth of debt for an individual to finally seek help and advice.