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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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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.

Is Christmas an occasion you dread?

Posted 19 November 2014 by Kyri Levendi

Christmas can be a very stressful time for some, not least because of the cost involved. If you’re already dreading the festive season, you’re not alone.

Former England star auctions off football memorabilia following bankruptcy

Posted 14 November 2014 by Christine Walsh

Even the rich and famous can find themselves declared bankrupt, as the recent news that David James is auctioning off his belongings to raise cash shows.

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