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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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What’s the IVA register?

Posted 21 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

IVAs are recorded on the Insolvency Register so that there is a public record of insolvencies which can be checked by creditors.

How bankruptcy can leave you debt free in a year

Posted 20 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

Bankruptcy can write off your debts, but there are a few things you need to consider before you apply.

How a DMP can cut your monthly repayments

Posted 16 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

This solution lowers your monthly repayments on your unsecured debts while you continue to repay everything that you owe.

Can the snowball method help you clear your debts?

Posted 15 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

Snowballing is one way to pay off your debts, but don’t forget to look at how much you’re paying in interest too.

What’s the truth about doorstep loans?

Posted 14 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

Doorstep loans can be convenient, but expensive.

Debt solutions that provide debt write-off

Posted 13 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

Debt solutions that provide debt write-off and how they work.

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