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How to dispute a debt – and when you can win

Posted 31 October 2016 by Emily Bancroft

When is a debt not yours to pay – and when do you have to cover it?

Do I have to pay a CCJ if I’m bankrupt?

Posted 10 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

You don’t have to pay a CCJ debt if you go bankrupt. Learn why here.

Can I change my prepayment meter?

Posted 30 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

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

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.

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.

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