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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?


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.

Avoiding Problem Debt from Online Gambling

Posted 27 September 2018 by Christine Walsh

Online gambling can be fun - until it becomes a problem, because of debt, addictions or both.

Struggling with council tax arrears? You're not alone

Posted 12 September 2018 by Christine Walsh

New figures show soaring council tax debt and millions lost from the economy

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