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Are you struggling to save?

Posted 23 February 2017 by Christine Walsh

It’s getting harder for low-income families to save and own their own homes.

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Can I get my debts written off with an IVA?

Posted 02 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

An IVA can write some debt off, but not all. Learn more here.

How to clear your Council Tax arrears

Posted 01 March 2017 by Christine Walsh

It’s really important to pay your Council Tax. Here’s what you need to do if you’re falling behind with this payment.

How to avoid extra charges from your lenders

Posted 20 February 2017 by Emily Bancroft

Make sure you don’t have to pay any extra on what you owe.

How claiming Universal Credit could push you into debt

Posted 09 February 2017 by Emily Bancroft

Make sure the wait for the first payment doesn’t affect you.

Debt write-off – too good to be true?

Posted 08 February 2017 by Kyri Levendi

You may think the idea of all your debts being written off is too good to be true. In reality, it can be an option – find out more here.

Debt write-off – is it too good to be true?

Posted 08 February 2017 by Kyri Levendi

If you're in debt and you live in Scotland, it's sometimes possible to have your debt written off. Learn more 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.