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Scottish Personal Insolvencies On The Rise

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Scottish Personal Insolvencies On The Rise A recent report from Accountants in Bankruptcy (AiB) has shown that personal insolvencies rose during the the first quarter of the financial year (April…

Barclaycard 0% Interest Credit Card

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Barclaycard 0% Interest Credit Card Barclaycard will no longer charge interest on new purchases with 0% transfer deals. Barclaycard have announced that they will no longer its customers interest if…

Saving Poundstretcher

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Saving Poundstretcher As you know, if you are struggling with debts, then it’s a good idea to budget and try to make every pound go that little bit further. Part…

Back to School Debt

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Back to School Debt A third of parents in Northern Ireland have stated that they are getting into debt in order to cover the expense of sending their children back…

Stigma Of Debt: Is It Still A Thing?

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Stigma Of Debt: Is It Still A Thing? You may recently have heard of the case of Jerome Rogers, the 21-year-old who took his own life over the inability to…

Gambling and Debt

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Gambling and Debt Gambling and debt often form a vicious circle; gambling is often a source of debt, but being in debt often causes people to gamble in the hope…

How To Increase Your Credit Score

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How To Increase Your Credit Score Here at Debt Assist UK we are seeing a growing number of people asking questions about their credit score, and how it can be…

Train Delays and Refunds

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Train Delays and Refunds Almost the whole rail network seems a little messed up at the minute, with most trains running through (at least) Manchester being delayed or cancelled. Choose…

npower to Raise Prices

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npower to Raise Prices The energy firm npower has announced that it is to raise its prices by 5.3% (around £64 per year) from June 17 this year. This price…

Will Debt Management Affect My Mortgage?

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Will Debt Management Affect My Mortgage? One of our advisers was recently asked, 'If I apply for debt management, will my mortgage be affected?', and going on the theory that…

Strategies To Avoid Credit Card Overspending

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5 Strategies To Avoid Credit Card Overspending For some people, credit cards are a way to purchase the things they need and pay over time until the purchase is payed…

Right to Set Off

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Right to Set Off If you have a bank account, most people tend to use the same bank for their other financial needs, such as credit cards, loans and mortgages.…

Creating a Personal Budget

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Creating a Personal Budget The new year is here, and many people’s resolutions have already been cast aside as failures. Whether you chose to go to the gym more, eat…