Money on Your Mind - Client story
When Kristan’s power got disconnected because she couldn’t pay the bill, she realised she needed to seek assistance. She also realised she was in a dark place as she struggled to cope with the burdens of financial hardship. It took a toll on her mental health.
What Does the NDH Do?
Watch this video to find out what the NDH is and what financial counsellors do.
Meet Some of Our Financial Counsellors
Ever wondered who is on the other end when you call the National Debt Helpline? This video introduces you to some of our free financial counsellors.
Why You Should Seek Support
Fiona Guthrie, CEO of Financial Counselling Australia, on why you should seek financial support sooner rather than later.
Buy Now Pay Later Risks
What are the risks of Buy Now Pay Later services and what can you do if you're struggling to pay off your purchases?
Financial Hardship Can Happen Quickly
The CEO of Financial Counselling Australia, Fiona Guthries, talks about how quickly financial hardship can occur.
What Happens When You Contact Us?
This animation outlines what actually happens when someone contacts the National Debt Helpline for free advice.
Kristan and financial counsellor, Bert, explain how they got her finances back on track.
Should You Access Super Early?
Financial counsellor, Sarah, has some good advice about accessing your super early.
Sharon's Budgeting Advice
Financial counsellor, Sharon, with some good advice about developing a budget.
Kane Introduces NDH
Here's an introduction to the NDH and an overview of what we do, in the words of one of our financial counsellors.
Kane's Advice About Utility Bills
Financial counsellor, Kane, with some great advice about paying utility bills.
Kane's Advice About Short Term Loans
Financial counsellor, Kane, with some great advice about pay day lenders.
Deb's Advice About Reduced Income
Financial Counsellors, Deb, with some great advice.
Claire's Warning About Debt Vultures
The National Debt Helpline has some fantastic counsellors. Claire has some tips about unlicensed debt management companies, or 'debt vultures' as we call them.
The Pandemic Has Caused Many Firsts
People's finances have been impacted in many unpredictable ways due to COVID-19.
What is Financial Stress?
What is financial stress and what can you do about it?