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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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How does Bankruptcy work in the UK?

Posted 04 November 2016 by Christine Walsh

This is how bankruptcy works in the UK.

Debt consolidation – make one payment towards your debts

Posted 03 November 2016 by Christine Walsh

Debt consolidation is a way of organising your debts so you only have to make one payment.

More people are declaring themselves bankrupt online

Posted 01 November 2016 by Christine Walsh

More people apply to make themselves bankrupt after the application process moves online.

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?

If a debt is sold to another company, do I have to pay?

Posted 29 October 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Who really owns your debt?

What does the Official Receiver do in bankruptcy?

Posted 23 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

The Official Receiver manages the first stages of your bankruptcy and can become the Trustee as well. 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.