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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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Are family plans being held back by money matters?

Posted 12 November 2014 by Sarah Symons

Financial considerations are bound to have an impact on your family plans, but are they causing you to delay those plans in the long-term?

Budgeting for a 6 week payday … 10 ways to make it through the last few weeks of January

Posted 04 November 2014 by Kyri Levendi

While there may not really be six weeks in January, it can feel like there are after the early December payday. Manage until the end of the month with our smart and easy tips.

Spine-chilling: Fifth of Brits will cut back on food to pay for heating

Posted 22 October 2014 by Sarah Symons

If you’re worried about how you’ll afford your heating bill this year, you’re not alone. Some people are considering drastic action to afford heating their home.

Is a flexible income leaving you struggling?

Posted 01 July 2014 by Sarah Symons

More people are becoming self-employed and many have zero hours contracts; both of which could mean a fluctuating income. This can make budgeting for outgoings challenging.

Have you ever felt forced to go on a stag/hen do you couldn’t afford?

Posted 02 June 2014 by Shelley Bowers

As many stag and hen events become increasingly expensive, 15% of people say they have felt obliged to go on one they knew they couldn’t really afford.

Have debt worries forced you to sacrifice too much?

Posted 04 February 2014 by Shelley Bowers

Tight finances are forcing many Brits to make sacrifices … and debts could make this problem even 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.