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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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Zero hours contracts and repaying unsecured debts

Posted 26 March 2015 by Sarah Symons

Flexible, temporary, or zero hours contracts could be hitting British workers hard and making it difficult for them to pay their bills.

10 ways to save on your utility bills

Posted 23 March 2015 by Shelley Bowers

Trying to keep your household expenditure at an affordable level is tough, so we’ve come up with some tips on how you could reduce your gas, electricity and water bills.

Hiding from the truth: why you should read emails from your bank or credit card provider

Posted 11 March 2015 by Shelley Bowers

Are you one of the 1 in 8 who ignores some financial emails? If so, you could be missing out.

Saving money on your phone bill

Posted 16 February 2015 by Shelley Bowers

Being frugal and cutting back is essential if money is tight, and especially if you’re managing problem debts. Check out our guide on how you could save on your mobile phone bill.

Individual insolvency stats are at their lowest in 10 years, but IVAs are at their highest ever level

Posted 02 February 2015 by Kyri Levendi

IVAs now make up more than half of all personal insolvencies, with more than 52,000 people entering into one last year.

6 ways to boost your income

Posted 26 January 2015 by Sarah Symons

Covering your bills and debt repayments every month isn’t always easy and a little extra money coming in could be useful. Have a read of our helpful tips that may give you some ideas on how to boost your income.

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.