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Make 2018 the year you take control of your debt

Posted 29 January 2018 by Christine Walsh

It’s a New Year and a traditional time to make a fresh start. If you’re struggling with repaying what you owe, then why not aim to make 2018 the year you tackle your debt problem?

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Could an IVA help write off your debts?

Posted 29 January 2018 by Christine Walsh

An Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA) could help to write off most of your debts over a fixed term of, usually, five years.

Boost your monthly income with a free benefits check

Posted 29 January 2018 by Christine Walsh

By performing a quick online benefits check, you could add a welcome boost to your monthly income.

The truth about bankruptcy

Posted 10 November 2017 by Christine Walsh

Why is bankruptcy such a scary word?

People in debt to be given ‘breathing space’ to get help

Posted 10 November 2017 by Christine Walsh

Plans for up to six weeks ‘breathing space’ for people in debt, announced by The Treasury.

IVAs hit record high in the third quarter of 2017

Posted 01 November 2017 by Christine Walsh

New stats from the Insolvency Service show a rise in the number of IVAs over the third quarter of this year.

Worried about CCJs? You need to know about this letter

Posted 17 October 2017 by Christine Walsh

Creditors have to send a Letter before Claim before they can take you to court. Learn more here.

To find out more about managing your money and getting free debt advice, visit Money Advice Service, an independent service set up to help people manage their money.