Financial abuse can happen to anyone, and comes in lots of different guises. It can be someone trying to control your ability to access and use your money, or other kinds of financial exploitation. And it can happen in any of your relationships, whether that’s with a partner, family member, friend or carer.
To help you recognise financial abuse, here are some questions that you should ask.
Has a partner, family member, friend or carer or someone else:
If the answer to any of the questions above is ‘yes’, then you may have been affected by financial abuse. This isn’t an exhaustive list though, so you may be suffering financial abuse even if you’ve not answered ‘yes’ to the questions above.