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Don’t blame Christmas for debt problems says charity on its busiest day

calendar28 January 2013

CHRISTMAS is unfairly blamed for the influx of people needing debt help in January, says a charity. 

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) says that today (Jan 28) it expects to have its busiest day on record as the number of people ringing for its free debt counselling reaches its annual peak. 

CAP Chief Executive Matt Barlow warned against people trivialising the causes of financial meltdown that actually sees four in ten callers say they are suicidal.

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