Ditching Debt

Ditching Debt
Finance and Mental Health – getting credit and managing debts

Money pressures and mental health are closely linked. And they are more prevalent than you might think. Here's some information on both that could help....

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Amanda Gillam 11th February, 2019
Update: The Proposed Debt Breathing Space

The proposal to implement a formal debt breathing space scheme should please the 4 million UK residents struggling with debt. Here's how it will work....

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Alex Hartley 20th December, 2018
The real life consequences of being made bankrupt

If you aren't able to pay your debts you could become or be made bankrupt. It may clean your slate but there are lots of other downsides to be aware of....

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Amanda Gillam 15th November, 2018
Debt Relief Orders: What they are & how to use one

Millions of people are struggling with their debts. If you are one of them you may be interested to learn about the Debt Relief Order. It could help you....

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Amanda Gillam 25th October, 2018
Are you in “persistent credit card debt” like 6.3 million others in the UK?

If you have credit card debt and are making only the minimum monthly payment then you should welcome the rule changes the FCA is bringing in to help you....

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Amanda Gillam 18th October, 2018
ITV’s Tonight programme looks into debt in Britain

There is a very worrying trend in the causes and volume of debt being incurred by Britons. But there are well worn techniques for controlling it too....

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Amanda Gillam 4th October, 2018
The downsides to student debt

Don't take on more debt than you really have to because the longer term impact of it is significant - so says a recent academic study in the US & UK....

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Alex Hartley 1st October, 2018
What you need to know about Debt Collectors & Bailiffs

With personal debt on the rise it's no surprise that there is a growing fear of debt collectors & bailiffs arriving at people's homes. Here are your rights...

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Alex Hartley 28th August, 2018
UK Household debt is worse than it’s ever been!

With households spending £900 more than they earned in 2017 it isn't surprising that UK household debt is soaring. What can you do about it?...

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Alex Hartley 9th August, 2018
Why you should consider consolidating your unsecured debt

Do you have multiple debts? Do the repayments feel too much and out of control? Then consolidating your debt into one new loan could help you. Learn how....

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Alex Hartley 11th June, 2018
7 Things about Debt you ought to know!

Wherever credit is available debt is sure to follow. Millions in the UK have £000s of debt and are ill-equipped to deal with it. Managing debt is not taught at...

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Amanda Gillam 2nd May, 2018
Household debt costs to surge over next five years

For the last decade we've lived in a world of historically low interest rates. We've been encouraged to borrow and spend. Now rates are beginning to rise and un...

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Amanda Gillam 30th March, 2018


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