If you're looking for a new home, it's important to be realistic about what you can afford to pay back. This Mortgage Calculator from the Money Advice Service will help you work out how much your mortgage payments will be each month.
Use the Savings Calculator from the Money Advice Service to help you plan your service. The calculator can help you figure out how long it will take you to reach your savings goal or how much you'll save over time if you set aside a fixed amount of money every month.
When you're preparing a budget or checking your income and expenditure, you need to make sure that your calculations are correct. It can be difficult converting a weekly payment into a monthly payment and vice versa and it's easy to make mistakes when you're doing this.
Use the Loan Calculator from the Money Advice Service to work out how long it will take you to pay off your loan, based on your current monthly payments. If the loan is secured on your home, you could end up losing the property if you fall behind on your repayments. If you're having money problems, it's best to get some free, independent advice from a charity before you take on any further debt.