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Debts in Scotland – what is diligence?

Posted 17 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

What exactly is diligence? If you’re dealing with debts in Scotland, it’s important to understand this key term.

Can you get debt help for student loans?

Posted 15 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

When it comes to debt solutions, student debts aren’t always like other debts – but that doesn’t mean a plan can’t help.

How long does a CCJ last on your credit file?

Posted 09 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Find out how a County Court Judgement (CCJ) could affect your credit record.

Debt a major worry for many young people

Posted 05 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

Survey sheds light on the problem of debt for 18-to-24-year-olds.

What to do if your partner is in debt

Posted 04 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

Are you worrying about your partner’s unmanageable debts? Read on to explore the steps your partner can take for a future free from debt.

Full and final settlements – what are they?

Posted 03 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

You can sometimes make one off lump sum offers to try and clear your debts. Learn more about them here.

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.