The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has launched a website which aims to provide help and advice to homeowners who may be struggling with their finances.
As consumers face an onslaught of rising fuel, energy and mortgage payments many more people may be having to juggle their finances or be slipping into arrears.
The Bank of England are also unable to alleviate the situation by reducing interest rates as inflation is rising.
The competitiveness of mortgage rates has worsened recently and anyone coming off their fixed rate my have a shock in store when they try an refinance.
The website tries to answer any questions consumers might have on these topics and is well worth a visit if you are concerned about your financial situation.