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Make sure you understand the vital difference between arrears and default letters

Posted 13 April 2017 by Christine Walsh

Make sure you know whether you’ve got an arrears letter or a default notice.

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Cut your monthly payments with debt consolidation

Posted 29 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

There are a few ways you can put all your debts in one place and simplify the way you repay your debts.

Can the snowball method help you clear your debts?

Posted 15 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

Snowballing is one way to pay off your debts, but don’t forget to look at how much you’re paying in interest too.

Can I borrow while I’m on a debt solution?

Posted 07 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

It’s sometimes possible, but might not always be advisable. Read on to learn more.

HSBC to refund £4 million to overcharged borrowers

Posted 24 January 2017 by Christine Walsh

Compensation is on the way for some HSBC customers, as it’s revealed they were overcharged for falling behind with their repayments.

What's an overdraft?

Posted 23 January 2017 by Emily Bancroft

Find out what you’ll need to look out for if you’ve got an overdraft on your account.

How to deal with credit card debt

Posted 27 December 2016 by Christine Walsh

Lots of people have credit card debt but do you know how to deal with it if it starts to get out of control? Here's what you need to know.

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