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Why you’re not alone with debt

Posted 08 February 2017 by Christine Walsh

We know that dealing with debt can feel isolating – but it doesn’t have to be. Find out here how sharing the problem can help.


Millennials relying on credit cards to pay essential bills

Posted 05 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

Under 25s rely on credit cards for essential bills and socialising.

Who is responsible for debt after divorce?

Posted 03 October 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Find out whether you or your ex-partner will need to pay off joint debts.

How long does bankruptcy last in Scotland?

Posted 26 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Entering bankruptcy in Scotland? We’ll let you know what will happen.

What happens if you can’t remortgage during your IVA?

Posted 20 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Find out what you can do if you can’t release equity from your property.

Debts in Scotland – what is diligence?

Posted 17 September 2016 by Christine Walsh

What exactly is diligence? If you’re dealing with debts in Scotland, it’s important to understand this key term.

Can you get debt help for student loans?

Posted 15 September 2016 by Emily Bancroft

When it comes to debt solutions, student debts aren’t always like other debts – but that doesn’t mean a plan can’t help.

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.