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I need help with money - what should I do?

25 September 2021
If you're looking for help with your money, you could start by making a budget and seeing how much help you actually need.... read more »

How much debt do you need to go bankrupt?

22 August 2021
If you live in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, there's no minimum amount of debt you need to go bankrupt. However, in Scotland, things are different.... read more »

What happens to your debt if you go to prison?

22 June 2021
How can you deal with your debt while you're in prison?... read more »

What if I become ill and can't pay into my life insurance?

30 May 2021
There are a couple of ways that you can keep your life insurance going whilst critically ill, such as waiver of premium and critical illness cover. ... read more »

What documents do I need for a debt management plan?

17 May 2021
Here is a summary of the documents you'll need to apply for a debt management plan and how to find out whether a debt management plan is right for you.... read more »

Facts about critical illness cover

16 May 2021
Knowing the facts about critical illness cover can help you decide what course of action to take. ... read more »

How long before a debt is written off?

15 May 2021
Debt can become unenforceable under certain circumstances after a certain period of time. ... read more »

What is a life insurance underwriter?

15 May 2021
A life insurance underwriter decides whether to give you life insurance, and how much your monthly premiums will cost. ... read more »

Critical illness cover: the facts

14 May 2021
Critical life cover could give you a tax free lump sum if you are diagnosed with an eligible critical illness while your policy is active. ... read more »

When will life insurance not pay out?

8 May 2021
Even if you are benefiting from the security of a life insurance policy, you may worry about the circumstances in which it might not pay out. ... read more »

Money problems: what can I do?

1 May 2021
Here are a few ideas about what to do if you're struggling with money. ... read more »

Life after debt management

27 April 2021
Managing your money yourself after completing a debt management plan could take some getting used to. Some tips to help you make sure you don't end up 'back where you started'.... read more »

New debts for new mums - some interesting figures

19 April 2021
A drop in income can easily lead to debt. When it's accompanied by an increase in expenditure, the effects can be even more severe. Recent research gives us some insight into reality of being a new mum - something that slashes most people's incomes at the same time as incurring all kinds of new costs. ... read more »

50 easy ways to save money

17 April 2021
Here are 50 simple ways to save money on your holiday, your credit card, at home and on holiday! ... read more »

What are the different types of debt consolidation loan?

16 April 2021
Here is a brief summary of three different types of debt consolidation: unsecured, secured and credit card balance transfer.... read more »

Only one in five has someone to talk to about money

26 August 2011
The Money Advice Service, an independent financial advice service, launches the 'Money Chat' campaign today. Over the next few months it will reveal the results of research into how we feel about money.... read more »

Debt advice in demand in Northern Ireland

15 February 2011
In Northern Ireland, over 1,600 people sought face-to-face debt advice over the 12-month period ending in October 2010.... read more »

More protection needed for bank customers looking to invest

25 January 2011
The FSA (Financial Services Authority) is calling for a greater level of protection for bank customers looking for investment advice, the Guardian reports.... read more »

Cutbacks: don`t target insurance

In tough times, people are looking to cut back where they can, whether they`re short of cash right now or just worried about what the future may bring. When it comes to insurance, though, saving money in the short term could cost much more in the end.... read more »

Credit card advice

11 November 2010
Here`s a quick breakdown of different types of credit cards that could help you to make more of your money.... read more »


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