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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?


Are IVAs a good or a bad thing?

Posted 15 April 2016 by Christine Walsh

There are pros and cons to an IVA. To understand if this debt solution is right for you, make sure you know what they are.

The realities of living on a DRO

Posted 11 April 2016 by Christine Walsh

If you’re weighing up whether a Debt Relief Order is the right debt solution for you, read our guide to what to expect when you enter one.

Will starting a debt solution affect my children?

Posted 06 April 2016 by Christine Walsh

Considering a debt solution, but don’t know how it will affect your family? Make sure you read our blog about how debt solutions can help if you have children.

Will I lose my house on an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA)?

Posted 31 March 2016 by Shelley Bowers

If you are thinking of entering into an IVA and you are a home owner you will want to know if you’re going to lose it. This blog explains all.

How do you manage my payments on an IVA?

Posted 29 March 2016 by Christine Walsh

If you’re in problem debt, it’s important to understand what life is like on a debt solution. Today, let’s look at how your payments would be managed on an IVA.

How do you manage my payments on a DMP?

Posted 17 March 2016 by Christine Walsh

Do you know how your payments are handled on a DMP? Learn how your payment will be distributed and how a DMP could help you manage your debts.

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