Paying for Christmas 2018 – the lessons for Christmas 2019!

If paying for Christmas has crippled you don't let it happen next time - here's what you can do to make paying for Christmas much less stressful...

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Amanda Gillam 14th January, 2019
UK Government to explore option of providing zero percent loans

Low cost / zero cost loans would be designed to help the growing proportion of the UK population who are in debt deal with their financial issues....

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Alex Hartley 13th December, 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
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
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
Blue Monday, the most miserable day of the year!

January 15th is being called "Blue Monday" - the most depressing day of the year. Why is it so, and what can you do to cheer yourself up?...

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Alex Hartley 10th January, 2018
What the recent FCA Financial Lives survey tells us about the UK population

Young people are financially disadvantaged. Many people are one step from financial disaster. UK's population is beginning to stretch its finances too far....

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Alex Hartley 13th November, 2017
Gambling – What’s the Problem?

48% of adults gamble at least once per month. £13bn p.a. is lost by gamblers. 2 million people are judged to be addicted to gambling. Yes, there's a problem...

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Alex Hartley 2nd October, 2017
Is the Rise of Consumer Borrowing storing up problems for the future?

Consumer borrowing continues to rise while interest rates remain low. But could you manage your debt repayments if interest rates started to rise?...

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Oliver Jones 24th February, 2017
10 financial habits that will change your life

Changing your attitude to money will change your life. Here are 10 financial habits which will put you on the path to long-term security...

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Oliver Jones 10th October, 2016
With low rates should I make mortgage overpayments?

Today's low interest rates favours people who have debt rather than savings. So is it automatically the case that you should make mortgage overpayments?...

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Oliver Jones 6th September, 2016
Borrowing to help your future

Debt is often portrayed as 100%. But what if you are borrowing to fund something that will have positive long term benefits for you and your family?...

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Alex Hartley 24th March, 2016


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