Identity Theft Rises By More Than A Third
by Emma Wall
‘Identity theft has become a reality for thousands of people,’ writes Emma Wall before explaining to readers how they can avoid adding to the growing number. ‘All preventative measures are important,’ she explains, so even shredding bank statements is a start in heading off ID fraud. If you are unlucky enough to fall foul of fraudsters ‘your first port of call should be your bank or financial institution,’ she adds…
Alert On Misleading Debt Adverts
by The BBC NEWS
Some companies offering this “service” are now going to be prosecuted or closed down. “You cannot simply sell on your debt and its liabilities, and businesses that make misleading claims to the contrary are just trying to take advantage of consumers’ distress,” said Ray Watson, the OFT’s director of credit….
Our Debt-Based Money Systems Will Break Us
by The Earl of Caithness speaks
This speech was delivered by the Earl of Caithness in the House of Lords, Wednesday, 5 March, 1997. It is a consequence of our debt-based monetary system that it leads inevitably to business and economic cycles. Conventional wisdom tells us that in order …
101 Money Saving Tips
by Brian Hawkins
The top 101 money saving tips and ideas for the average Joe or Jane. Realistic, common sense strategies for the frugal and money conscious.
Debt – How Did We Get Here (Part 1)
by Mark Aucamp
Over the last two decades Finance has never been easier to obtain. Finance companies have literally thrown finance at customers. The lenders and providers have loaned money with insufficient affordability checks being carried out.
Debt – The Final Option To Clearing Your Debts (Part 2)
by Mark Aucamp
Your first port of call should be the Citizens Advice Bureau. Here they will offer you free advice, help and assistance but remember this organisation is generally staffed with volunteers, who have had some training.You should also contact one of the charity funded debt help organisations. They have no axe to grind as they are non-profit-making organisations and they are only interested in helping you.
Secrets To Paying Off Credit Card Debt – A Debt Solution For Everyone
by Brian Miller
An overview of several methods and tactics one can use to pay off credit card debt. The biggest secret to paying off debt is to change one’s behaviour, in other words stop using those credit cards.
Is Your Credit Card Debt Over Your Head? Learn How To Get It Under Control
by Christie Love
I advise anyone who has more debt than they can handle to sign up for a credit card debt consolidation plan. In most cases it’s free and can save you years off your debt repayments, which adds up to a savings of a ton of money in interest payments.
Credit Card Debt Traps
by Robbie Morton
Using credit cards for making your payments and for shopping is a great convenience, and life without credit cards has become unthinkable for most of us. Most credit card companies offer flexi pay plans that allow you to just pay a small percentage of the total amount due each month, and carry forward the remaining amount to be paid in future months.Read More…
Credit Card Debt Settlement Agencies Exposed
by Grace Roland
Are you considering taking up the services of credit card debt settlement agencies? Read this article to find out the truth about them before taking up their offer.Read More…
Help With Debt – Do You Need Help With Debt?
by Gressly Stevens
With high gas prices, low wages, and our economy going down we have found that many of us are stuck in a pit of debt that we just cannot climb out of. If there was only a way to get help with debt. Actually, there are several ways to get help with debt and here are your options. Read More..
Can Severe Debt Problems Lead To Mental Illness?
by Elisha Burberry
More people in the UK are falling into unmanageable debt as the credit crunch bites, and the Wales Centre for health is investigating the impact severe debt has on people’s mental health and emotional well-being. Personal debt is a growing problem in the UK, but is an even greater problem for those that suffer mental illness for a variety of reasons. In many cases it is the anxiety over the amount of debt they have that has contributed to the mental health issue, but others have got into debt while already suffering from the illness.Read More…
Debt Management – Beat Debt? No Sweat!
by Mark Lauterwein
Debt is like quicksand. Someone can be happily walking along and the next thing they know they’re up to their elbows in gunk. The more they struggle, the more they get sucked in.Read More…
Clear your Credit Card Debts Legally
by Mark Aucamp
Have you ever thought of taking your credit card providers to court to get them to legally write off your credit card debt? Some people have and they have won their cases and had their credit card debts written off AND they have received compensation. Read More…