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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?


How much will I need to pay on an IVA?

Posted 13 October 2016 by Emily Bancroft

How much will I need to pay on an IVA?

Why has my creditor asked for further information?

Posted 28 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

Find out why a creditor may ask for more information.

How long does bankruptcy last in Scotland?

Posted 26 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Entering bankruptcy in Scotland? We’ll let you know what will happen.

Will I lose my home with an IVA?

Posted 24 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

You don’t need to worry that your home will be at risk on an IVA.

What happens if you can’t remortgage during your IVA?

Posted 20 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Find out what you can do if you can’t release equity from your property.

Can you get a mortgage if you're on a Debt Management Plan?

Posted 19 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Will you be allowed to take out a home loan?

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