News and tips on tackling debt, living on a debt plan and other debt matters
What if I can’t pay my debts because of coronavirus?
Posted 17 March 2020 by Christine Walsh
Our debt solutions help people deal with their debts over the medium to long term, so they may not be what you need if you're finding it difficult to make repayments in the short term because of coronavirus. Here’s what you can do instead.
Maximise your income by checking which benefits you’re entitled to
Posted 14 July 2017 by Christine Walsh
Our benefits calculator is a great way to make sure you’re maximising your income. Read on to find out more.
Keep the kids entertained for less over the summer holidays
Posted 20 June 2017 by Christine Walsh
There are lots of great ways to keep the whole family entertained over the summer holidays without breaking the bank. Here are some of our best ideas.
Can you settle your debts and pay less?
Posted 14 June 2017 by Christine Walsh
It’s sometimes possible to clear your debts with a lump sum of money, even if you don’t have enough to repay everything you owe. If your lenders agree to accept the lower amount, this is known as a ‘partial’ or ‘full and final’ settlement.
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.