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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?


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.

Evictions reach their highest level ever due to rising property prices

Posted 05 January 2015 by Emily Bancroft

More than 11,000 evictions took place between July and September this year, as some people struggled to cope with the cost of renting.

4 ways to keep your debts under control this Christmas

Posted 16 December 2014 by Shelley Bowers

If you are worried about overspending this Christmas, our guide may help you stay on track and not get further into debt.

4 steps if you're struggling to feed your family

Posted 08 December 2014 by Sarah Symons

If money is tight and you are struggling to feed your family, then our handy guide could help you put food on the table. You don’t need to struggle on your own.

How to budget on Universal Credit

Posted 26 November 2014 by Emily Bancroft

Universal Credit is being rolled out to families in certain areas for the first time, so find out how you can plan your budget around it.

To find other sources of free advice visit Money Helper. It’s here to listen and give free, impartial, trusted guidance. Based around you and backed by government.