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Credit history – how to separate yours from an ex’s

Posted 20 February 2017 by Emily Bancroft

Worried about your ex's bad credit history affecting you? Here's what you need to do.

What is the Individual Insolvency Register?

Posted 27 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

If you start a solution to deal with insolvency, your details will appear on the Individual Insolvency Register. Learn more here.

What happens at the end of an IVA?

Posted 25 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

Make sure you know what will happen at the end of your IVA.

Is an IVA the same as a Debt Management Plan?

Posted 20 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

Learn the difference between an IVA and a Debt Management Plan.

How to apply for a DRO

Posted 18 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

Learn about the application process for a Debt Relief Order.

IVA or bankruptcy: Which is better?

Posted 17 October 2016 by Emily Bancroft

We take a look at the pros and cons of IVAs and bankruptcy.

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