Ways to ease cost of living pressures

The increase in the current cost of living coupled with the recent rate rises have led to increased financial pressure for many Australians. In times like these, it’s important for you to know that there’s support in place to help you deal with these economic changes and with other unexpected life events. Explore some of our most popular guides on managing your money.

Extra support when needed

Are you experiencing financial difficulty?

If you’re struggling to meet your loan or credit card repayments, there are ways we can help. Learn about our financial hardship support for personal and small business customers.

Extra care support services

Support for challenges such as mental health, unemployment, domestic and family violence, elder financial abuse and more.

Budgeting and savings tools

Need help managing expenses or budgeting to save money? Here are some tools to help.

Dealing with unexpected life events

Read our practical advice on managing finances and getting the right financial, legal or government support during and after unexpected life events. 

Ways to improve your financial literacy

Learning important financial skills, like budgeting, saving and investing provides the foundation for a successful relationship with money. It’s never too early or too late to learn how to make good decisions about your money. 

How to talk about money

One in two Australians don’t sit down regularly to look at their finances. We’ve partnered with a leading Australian psychotherapist to create a ‘Money Mondays’ conversation guide to help you sit down and discuss your financial situation, individually or with your partner. 

Banking for low-income earners

If you’re a low-income earner, we have some loan and bank account options that may help you reduce the amount you currently spend on interest and fees.

Other support services

Here are some services to help you improve your financial wellbeing or support you through financial difficulties.

Get in touch

If you're experiencing a change in your circumstances, require financial hardship assistance, or think you might need help in the future, please contact us.

Request financial hardship assistance

If you’re having trouble making your repayments, you can request assistance.

Call NAB Assist Team

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