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How will starting a debt solution impact your credit score?

Posted 05 March 2018 by Christine Walsh

Starting a debt solution might be the right way for you to take control of your debts, but the knock-on effect could be a badly damaged credit score, right? Come to think of it, if you go on a debt solution, could it stop you from ever borrowing again?

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Too much debt to divorce?

Posted 15 November 2018 by Christine Walsh

How can you prevent debt damaging your relationship? And how can you avoid further money trouble when you make decisions about your future?

Does bankruptcy clear council tax debt? Plus 5 more of your bankruptcy questions answered

Posted 13 November 2018 by Christine Walsh

Today we're looking at six of the most commonly Googled questions about bankruptcy - and their answers. Read on to sort fact from fiction.

Is it time to move out? How to work out if you can afford a place of your own

Posted 01 November 2018 by Christine Walsh

Living with your parents as an adult has its challenges. Are you financially ready to move out?

Don’t be afraid of a debt solution: we (ghost)bust 13 myths about tackling problem debt

Posted 30 October 2018 by Christine Walsh

Being in problem debt can be serious, but it doesn’t have to be scary. The more you understand about debt and debt solutions, the more power you have to change your situation.

New rules on credit card debt: what do they mean for me?

Posted 18 October 2018 by Christine Walsh

Are you in 'persistent credit card debt'? We explain the new rules.

Coping with debt when you’re planning to start a family

Posted 11 October 2018 by Christine Walsh

Are you wondering whether it’s financially feasible to start a family while you still have debts? Read our tips on getting your pre-baby finances in order.

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.