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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?


Can you add more debts onto a debt arrangement scheme (DAS)?

Posted 21 August 2015 by Shelley Bowers

What should you do if you realise you forgot to include a debt onto your debt arrangement scheme?

Getting support with your problem debt from the right places

Posted 13 July 2015 by Shelley Bowers

Getting help and advice for your debt problems is easy, if you know where to look.

If your income rises while you’ve got a debt consolidation loan

Posted 10 July 2015 by Christine Walsh

When you’ve consolidated your debts, will it affect your payments if your income goes up?

Is your bad credit history affecting your day-to-day life?

Posted 07 May 2015 by Emily Bancroft

If you’ve got bad credit history, this could start to have an impact on how you live your day-to-day life.

Help with your essential bills

Posted 09 April 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Recent research found that some people are struggling to afford even the essentials, but what can you do if you can’t pay for food?

Coping with the school holidays on a tight budget

Posted 07 April 2015 by Sarah Symons

It can be hard to keep the kids entertained in the school holidays, especially when you don’t have the money to spend on day’s out or activities.

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.