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Do you feel in control of your debt?

Updated: 07th May 2015 - First Published: 07th May 2015 Being in debt can be stressful, but the key to managing it is to stay in control. If you can do that, then credit can be used to great effect, and happily the vast majority appear confident in their ability to stay on top of their credit commitments. Read More...

Don’t lose sleep over your finances

Updated: 23rd April 2015 - First Published: 23rd April 2015 Being in debt can be a stressful time, so it’s little wonder that people lose sleep over it. But, just how much people lose could surprise you, with research finding that those with money worries lose an average of 2.1 hours sleep per night. Read More...

Household debt rising at fastest rate for 10yrs

Updated: 10th February 2015 - First Published: 10th February 2015 Household debt is increasing, and it’s rising at its fastest rate since 2004, new research has revealed. The figures show that households in the UK took on an average of £395 of additional consumer debt last year, the biggest increase in a decade. Read More...

Store card shoppers behind on payments

Updated: 19th January 2015 - First Published: 19th January 2015 Store cards and catalogue repayment schemes can be an appealing source of credit for shoppers. However, this type of credit can easily push you into debt, which could have consequences for your credit rating and future borrowing needs. Read More...

How much do you spend on debt repayments?

Updated: 14th January 2015 - First Published: 14th January 2015 Paying off debt should be at the forefront of any financial plan, but some people find that they’re so entrenched that they spend a large proportion of their income simply making minimum repayments. So, just how much do you spend on debt? Read More...

Are you still paying off 2013 Christmas debt?

Updated: 04th November 2014 - First Published: 04th November 2014 Christmas may be the most magical time of the year, but paying for it can be a nightmare. People often turn to credit to fund the festivities, but that means many will be paying for it well into the new year – and some are still feeling the effects. Read More...

Have you got yourself in “social debt”?

Updated: 25th June 2014 - First Published: 25th June 2014 Do you feel obliged to take part in activities even if you perhaps can’t afford them? Do you feel embarrassed to say no, despite the fact it is going to mean overspending as a result? Read More...

Top tips to clear your debt

Updated: 28th May 2014 - First Published: 28th May 2014 It can be all-too easy to see debts mount up, but there are things you can do. We've put together a few top tips to help you clear your debt once and for all. Read More...

Do you worry about debt?

Updated: 13th May 2014 - First Published: 13th May 2014 Do you find yourself worrying about your finances? Is debt playing on your mind? Money problems can hurt a lot more than the pocket, as they increasingly affect people’s mental health. Read More...

Got spare cash? Then pay off your debts first…

Updated: 08th April 2014 - First Published: 08th April 2014 You’ve budgeted, paid all your bills, lived comfortably for the month and still have a bit of money left over by payday. Congratulations! But just what should you do with it? Well, paying off any debts would be your best bet. Read More...


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