The cost of living is rising across the region.
As the cost of living goes up, many of us struggle financially week to week.
Across the region, locals are concerned about debt. Whether it's a mortgage, credit card, or personal loan.
70% of Australian's say, they're in control of their finances, with the latest research indicating an increasing number are now worried about their financial futures.
Bryan Ashenden from BT is encouraging locals to take stock of their finances and seek help if they ned it.