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Benefits and money

Money newThere are few things in this life more confusing and worrying than money issues. The first few pages in this section are for you if you receive benefits or tax credits. We want to help you get what you are entitled to and avoid all the stress and upset that problems with benefits cause. This infromation will help if you are not living with your partner but a benefits office believes you are, if you moving in with your partner, or if your relationship has ended.

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It will also explain where the benefits system treats couples living together differently to couples who are married or in a civil partnership.

We've received a number of questions from readers confused about money and debt issues for couples living together. We've included answers to the most common ones here.

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Married or not - One Plus One

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Married or not looks at the differences between marriage and cohabitation, what your rights are, and how to raise some of the trickier issues with your partner.

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