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IVA definition and what it means for you

Posted 10 December 2019 by Christine Walsh

What do you need to know when you’re thinking of starting an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA)?

How long does an IVA last?

Posted 09 December 2019 by Christine Walsh

There's a lot of information out there about IVAs - not all of it accurate! - but we're here to give you the facts.

Can bailiffs enter your home when you are not there?

Posted 09 December 2019 by Christine Walsh

If someone who appears to be a bailiff visits your home or writes to you, you’re likely to have a lot of questions.

What happens if your DRO is revoked?

Posted 28 November 2019 by Christine Walsh

A Debt Relief Order (DRO) will have a positive impact on your household’s finances, allowing you to clear your unsecured debts in just 12 months. If your DRO is a risk of being revoked, you’ll want to take every step to try and avoid that.

3 steps to get out of a payday loan nightmare

Posted 26 November 2019 by Christine Walsh

So you’ve taken a payday loan and the repayment is due, but you can’t afford it. At this point you might be tempted to take out another payday loan and use it to make the repayment.

Benefits Checker

Posted 26 November 2019 by Christine Walsh

Every year in the UK, people miss out on a staggering amount of money in unclaimed benefits.

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.