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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?


Will a Debt Arrangement Scheme affect my job?

Posted 08 August 2016 by Christine Walsh

In most cases DAS won’t affect your job, but there are some exceptions.

How will your secured loans affect your debt solution?

Posted 07 August 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Secured debts work differently to unsecured debts in debt solutions – find out how here.

Can you manage water arrears on a Debt Management Plan?

Posted 06 August 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Find out if a DMP can help with utility arrears.

Sequestration and your name on the Register of Insolvencies

Posted 04 August 2016 by Emily Bancroft

What does it mean if you’re on the Register? Find out here.

How to manage your budget on a Debt Management Plan

Posted 01 August 2016 by Christine Walsh

Learn how to manage your budget if you have a DMP.

What happens if I get a pay rise during my IVA?

Posted 26 July 2016 by Christine Walsh

Pay rises can sometimes affect what you need to pay into your IVA. Here are the facts.

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.