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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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Amigo loans: where friendships go to die?

Posted 03 November 2019 by Christine Walsh

Amigo is a lender that offers customers guarantor loans. These types of loans are a controversial way to borrow.

How can I get out of debt?

Posted 21 October 2019 by Sarah Symons

There are ways you can get out of debt. Some ideas here.

Could a DMP be the right debt solution for you?

Posted 21 October 2019 by Christine Walsh

If you’ve been researching ways to deal with problem debt, you’ll no doubt have come across a solution called a Debt Management Plan (DMP). But is it right for you?

How much does bankruptcy cost?

Posted 01 October 2019 by Christine Walsh

Bankruptcy in England costs £700 - which is a lot of money, especially if you're struggling with debt. There is help available if you need it, however.

Can bailiffs take my car?

Posted 17 September 2019 by Christine Walsh

If you’ve had a letter or a visit from someone who appears to be a bailiff, you’re likely to have a lot of questions.

12 myths about bankruptcy you need to know

Posted 10 July 2019 by Christine Walsh

Arm yourself with everything you need to know about bankruptcy with our myth-busting guide.

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.