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Can you take extra credit out when you’re on a Debt Management Plan?

Posted 01 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

What are the rules about borrowing while you’re on a DMP?

How will a Debt Arrangement Scheme affect my credit history?

Posted 26 August 2016 by Christine Walsh

If you’re struggling with debts and live in Scotland, you might be considering a Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS). Worried that your credit history will be affected? Here’s what you need to know.

What does the term undischarged bankrupt mean?

Posted 23 August 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Find out what it means when you’re not discharged from bankruptcy.

Millions of UK adults issued with defaults in the last year

Posted 20 August 2016 by Christine Walsh

Are you one of the millions who have defaulted in the last year?

Sequestration and your name on the Register of Insolvencies

Posted 04 August 2016 by Emily Bancroft

What does it mean if you’re on the Register? Find out here.

On a Debt Management Plan? Why your accounts could still default

Posted 02 August 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Find out how a Debt Management Plan would affect your credit history 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.