Tag: Debt

Personal insolvencies at lowest levels for a decade

The amount of people being declared as insolvent within Wales and England has dropped to the lowest it has been since the year 2005.

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1 in 10 of us will get a second job to cover the cost of Christmas

New research shows that 21.2 million people are looking at other ways to help them raise funds to pay for Christmas. According to a survey from Scottish Friendly, 1 in 5 Londoners will be looking for a second job to … Continue reading

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How could making mortgage overpayments affect your credit rating?

For many with mortgages, interest rates remaining static lately has been rather helpful. Low interest rates have meant that the mortgage market has been very competitive, and for many on a long-term low tracker rate it’s been quite beneficial.

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Equality Trust call for tax system overhaul after figures suggest nation’s poor contribute more than rich

The British electorate considerably underestimate how much the lowest earners in the country pay in tax and are under a false impression that the country’s richest shoulder the largest burden on their income from tax, according to compelling and insightful … Continue reading

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A guide to the best ways of dealing with short term debt

Getting into debt is an uncommon occurrence in today’s world. As the economy slowly recovers from the impact of the recession, more and more people are finding themselves subjected to tighter credit providers. This is making it harder to obtain … Continue reading

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Nation still struggling with debt

While the outlook for the UK economy may be looking decidedly brighter, with the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) forecasting that the economy grew by 1.5% rather than 0.8% in 2013, it should logically follow that Brits should … Continue reading

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Debt problems most prevalent among the under-25s

Research by a debt advice charity has revealed that over 22,000 adults aged under 25 sought its help in 2012, demonstrating the “acutely vulnerable economic position” of young people.

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Top tips to avoid falling into debt this Christmas

With just over 30 days to go until Christmas, the countdown has begun and the festive rush to buy seasonal goods is well and truly on.

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