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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?


Do debts die with you?

Posted 29 October 2015 by Shelley Bowers

If you’re struggling with problem debt, could your family have to handle it once you’re gone?

Will a DRO affect my job?

Posted 16 October 2015 by Shelley Bowers

Thinking of taking back control of your debts with a DRO, find out if your job will be affected here.

How long does a DRO last?

Posted 16 October 2015 by Shelley Bowers

Thinking or entering into a DRO, but not sure how long it lasts? Find out here.

There’s still time to claim for mis-sold PPI

Posted 13 October 2015 by Christine Walsh

How to check whether you have a claim for mis-sold payment protection insurance.

Will I lose my car if I go bankrupt?

Posted 05 October 2015 by Christine Walsh

Going bankrupt can sometimes mean adjusting your lifestyle. Find out how going bankrupt could affect you if you have a car.

Can I vary payments in an IVA?

Posted 30 September 2015 by Christine Walsh

If you're on an IVA, your payments aren't set in stone - they might go up or down if your situation gets better or worse.

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.