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I cleared nearly £10k of debt thanks to following Martin Lewis’ tips – I’m his biggest fan, now I’ll share my wisdom | The Sun
WHEN single mum Tracy Prees began to struggle financially, she did everything she could to try and stay afloat.
Unfortunately 48-year-old Tracy's money troubles escalated as she racked up £10,000 worth of debt from loans and credit cards – and was even unable to afford food at one point.
However, Tracy has since found Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis’s advice extremely helpful, and by following the money expert's tips she says she's been able to turn her life around.
Now, Tracy, who lives in Birmingham with her daughter, 14, is now close to being debt-free, and says: "I've always taken Martin Lewis's advice, but he was amazing during lockdown in particular and that's when I really started to take on board all his tips.
"He was amazing though the lockdown and gave some great advice, which I used to choose a savings account and to find out what benefits I was entitled to.
"As a result, I've been able to start properly paying back all my debts, and for the first time in years, I'm nearly debt-free."
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Tracy's money worries began when she was in her early twenties, after a relationship broke down and she was left with credit card debts.
She says: "It started out with just credit cards, and then it just spiralled out of control.
"It caused me so much stress and worry, and I ended up getting out new loans to pay off the old ones, I just felt like I had no other option.
"When I became a mum it became even harder as I had to pay child care."
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