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Is There Life After Bankruptcy Or An IVA?

Bankruptcy – The Story So Far! Back in the last quarter of 2008 we reported that 29,444 people in England and Wales had declared bankruptcy which was an 18.5% increase for the same period in 2007. About 2/3rds of these people some 19,100 declared themselves bankrupt during this period; this is a record number of bankruptcies. […]

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The Definitive Guide To Understanding Your Credit File

Understanding Your Credit File. Your credit file is also known as a credit report or credit history. It is important that you understand what your credit file is all about. It can be hard to navigate the credit minefield, which is often littered with technical credit file terms and governed by rules that many of […]

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Debt Management Adviser’s Will Not bite!

Debt Management Adviser’s Don’t bite! People in debt are often anxious, apprehensive and  frightened of the unknown when they first contact a debt Management organisation. This fear is mainly due to the fact that they don’t know what to expect at their first meeting. The best place to start is by contacting a Debt Management […]

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Credit Card Debts – Are You Struggling To Pay Your Credit Cards

More People Are Struggling To Pay Off Their Credit Card Debts Today more people are struggling to pay off their credit card debts each month when faced with which bills to pay first. According to Credit Action almost sixty-six percent of Britons had seen their finances stretched by the current recession. It seems that 31% […]

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Bankruptcy Is Still A Valid Option

Bankruptcy Is Still A Valid Option’ Despite 32% Drop In Take-up

  Bankruptcy Is Still An Option Bankruptcy is “still a valid option for struggling borrowers” according to financial solutions company Think Money. It was responding to the latest Insolvency Service statistics. The figures showed a significant drop of 32.1% in bankruptcy orders over 12 months. The third quarter of this year compared with the same […]

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How to get a green light for your next mortgage and not the mortgage blues

Getting a mortgage is going to be a lot tougher – particularly for people with a less-than-perfect credit history or anyone whose income has previously been self-certified. The money saving expert recently heard the account of a lady who had missed one credit card payment and a council tax payment in the last twelve months. […]

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Four ways to help you get out of Debt | Debt Management

The United Kingdom personal debt today stands at £1,458 billion and the government intend to increase their debt to £175 billion this year and similar figures for the next three years. The latest figures available from Credit Action this month suggests that the average household debt is £59,765 including mortgages, £1.02 billion will be spent […]

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Are your debts out of control? Don’t ignore the warning signs

If you developed a strange rash that just wouldn’t go away, you’d visit your doctor – but it’s amazing how many people who listen to health warnings don’t do the same when it comes to wealth warnings. Now more than ever, it’s crucial to monitor your debt levels to prevent a slide into the financial […]

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Government to Crackdown on the Credit Card Industry

It looks likely that the government will soon introduce legislation to crackdown on the credit card industry. Proposed legislation will hopefully put a stop to credit card companies increasing credit limits without a direct request from the customer. In the past credit card providers have increased the amount a client can borrow by just writing […]

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FSA reports a 31% surge in Mortgage Arrears

According to a recently published article by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) on the latest mortgage lending statistic they reported a sharp surge in mortgage arrears. With borrowers continuing to struggle to clear their mortgage arrears, the numbers of arrears have been progressively increasing since the beginning of 2007. By the end of 2008 there […]

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Greedy City Bankers!

It’s astounding, time is fleeting and still they are bleating about the mis-management of the banks. Yesterday the Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Chancellor Alistair Darling agreed to the £37billion requested by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Lloyds TSB and the Halifax. We are told repeatedly that they have not nationalised these banks, but […]

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