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Can I change my prepayment meter?

Posted 30 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Want to switch your meter? Find out if this is possible.

What you need to know about the new TV license scam

Posted 25 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

Don’t fall foul of the TV license refund scam

Do I have to pay joint credit card debt?

Posted 23 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

If you are the main credit cardholder, you are responsible for all the debt on the account. Learn why here.

What to do if you owe money to your family

Posted 22 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

What to do if you’ve borrowed money from family and now you can’t pay them back.

Is a variable income making it difficult to afford your repayments?

Posted 21 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

Find out how many people are on a variable income and how this can make maintaining payments more difficult.

Doorstep debt collection rules

Posted 18 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

A knock at your door by a debt collection agent can be overwhelming. If you find yourself in this situation – don’t panic! We’ll talk you through all you need to know.

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.