‘We needed professional help’ Meet the couple who forked out £5,000 to stop overspending

Hair stylist Mr Mason said: “More than enough money was coming in, but then as soon as it came in it just went straight back out.

“We tried to knuckle down and be a little bit more disciplined, but nothing really seemed to stick. We were making more money each month but were still in the same position, with no savings. We needed professional help.”

The couple enlisted the services of financial coach, Fanny Snaith, who asked them to complete a personality test to discover their money “archetype”, according to the Telegraph.

They soon discovered that their backgrounds were affecting their spending habits – Mr Mason came from a working-class family and was used to spending money as soon as he got it.

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