'Second life' parents take on more debt strain

Adrian Holliday
House Prices Hit New High In The UK
House Prices Hit New High In The UK

Divorce is increasingly expensive. A new Saga survey carried out by Populus claims that many Brits on their second marriage now are dragging increasingly large chunks of mortgage debt behind them. Populus found 'second lifers' had an average mortgage debt of £73,881, significantly more than those people whose relationships were still intact.

And many thought their debts would not be clear until they had hit 80. Is that bad? %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%