Disheartened at how many people are ignorantly moaning at our cause on social media by assuming we all jobless and crap with money. Feel free to share this post:
I'm a teacher and my husband works too (self employed) but it's not enough to cover child care - and that's even with family doing some days for free so others will have more to claim and will therefore be more out of pocket. It sickens me that the worst off who have previously proved they need the most to make ends meet are those who lose the most and get into the worst debt compared to those just losing a little top up.
Within 5 weeks of no tax credits we've used up our little savings, overdraft etc
Being £650 down has been a nightmare - got to pay childcare or can't work and get wages. Got to pay key bills or will be homeless. I've been lucky enough to borrow from family and sell a few bits on eBay so have managed to survive better than some others.
Some won't be able to buy uniforms or fuel cars - what do you choose t