‘I had £30,000 debt, but now I’ve learned to manage money’
Amy McDermott, 32, on how she had to declare herself bankrupt but now has control of her finances
Name: Amy McDermott
Income: £1,374 per month in benefits
Occupation: full-time mother
Life has changed dramatically for me over the past two years – I’ve gone from being married and having a successful career in marketing with a healthy income of £3,500 a month to becoming a single parent and declaring myself bankrupt.