Can your finances cope with UKs gradual shutdown?

Can your finances cope with UKs gradual shutdown?

We are entering a national period of self-isolation and a likely, coronavirus-driven, hopefully short-term recession. How well set up are you (and your family) FINANCIALLY to weather it?

Please select ONE option under the relevant category.

Results

I'm SINGLE with NO dependent kids and I'm EMPLOYED (1012 votes)
Well set up to cope 629 votes (62%)
It'll be difficult, but I'll manage 279 votes (28%)
It's very tough, I'll struggle 89 votes (9%)
It's a nightmare, I need serious help 15 votes (1%)
I'm SINGLE with NO dependent kids and I'm SELF-EMPLOYED (178 votes)
Well set up to cope 54 votes (30%)
It'll be difficult, but I'll manage 56 votes (31%)
It's very tough, I'll struggle 35 votes (20%)
It's a nightmare, I need serious help 33 votes (19%)
I'm SINGLE with NO dependent kids and I'm UNEMPLOYED, RETIRED or a STUDENT (609 votes)
Well set up to cope 414 votes (68%)
It'll be difficult, but I'll manage 146 votes (24%)
It's very tough, I'll struggle 27 votes (4%)
It's a nightmare, I need serious help 22 votes (4%)
I'm SINGLE with dependent KIDS and I'm EMPLOYED (231 votes)
Well set up to cope 76 votes (33%)
It'll be difficult, but I'll manage 97 votes (42%)
It's very tough, I'll struggle 42 votes (18%)
It's a nightmare, I need serious help 16 votes (7%)
I'm SINGLE with dependent KIDS and I'm SELF-EMPLOYED (50 votes)
Well set up to cope 10 votes (20%)
It'll be difficult, but I'll manage 10 votes (20%)
It's very tough, I'll struggle 16 votes (32%)
It's a nightmare, I need serious help 14 votes (28%)
I'm SINGLE with dependent KIDS and I'm UNEMPLOYED, RETIRED, a STUDENT or a HOMEMAKER (73 votes)
Well set up to cope 24 votes (33%)
It'll be difficult, but I'll manage 29 votes (40%)
It's very tough, I'll struggle 13 votes (18%)
It's a nightmare, I need serious help 7 votes (10%)
I'm in a COUPLE with NO dependent kids and I'm EMPLOYED (1622 votes)
Well set up to cope 972 votes (60%)
It'll be difficult, but we'll manage 491 votes (30%)
It's very tough, we'll struggle 136 votes (8%)
It's a nightmare, we need serious help 23 votes (1%)
I'm in a COUPLE with NO dependent kids and I'm SELF-EMPLOYED (369 votes)
Well set up to cope 123 votes (33%)
It'll be difficult, but we'll manage 116 votes (31%)
Not really set up – we'll likely need help 89 votes (24%)
It's a nightmare, we need serious help 41 votes (11%)
I'm in a COUPLE with NO dependent kids and I'm UNEMPLOYED, RETIRED, a STUDENT or a HOMEMAKER (1278 votes)
Well set up to cope 948 votes (74%)
It'll be difficult, but we'll manage 256 votes (20%)
It's very tough, we'll struggle 55 votes (4%)
It's a nightmare, we need serious help 19 votes (1%)
I'm in a COUPLE with dependent KIDS and I'm EMPLOYED (1675 votes)
Well set up to cope 718 votes (43%)
It'll be difficult, but we'll manage 682 votes (41%)
It's very tough, we'll struggle 228 votes (14%)
It's a nightmare, we need serious help 47 votes (3%)
I'm in a COUPLE with dependent KIDS and I'm SELF-EMPLOYED (335 votes)
Well set up to cope 49 votes (15%)
It'll be difficult, but we'll manage 114 votes (34%)
It's very tough, we'll struggle 90 votes (27%)
It's a nightmare, we need serious help 82 votes (24%)
I'm in a COUPLE with dependent KIDS and I'm UNEMPLOYED, RETIRED, a STUDENT or a HOMEMAKER (243 votes)
Well set up to cope 90 votes (37%)
It'll be difficult, but we'll manage 98 votes (40%)
It's very tough, we'll struggle 35 votes (14%)
It's a nightmare, we need serious help 20 votes (8%)

                   7,675 votes received.