TV personalities talk about their experiences of and views on finance, debt and spending. They tell stories of gathering or avoiding debt, the pressure to spend, the risks of creating overwhelming debts by using credit cards and how difficult debt is to get out of. They explore the effect of living with large debt on relationships and emotional states.

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First broadcast:
5 March 2008

This clip could be used as part of an activity looking at the emotional causes of debt and the value of short-term happiness over long-term stress. Students may want to reflect on their own experiences: How long have they been happy after buying their new trainers or expensive phone?