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The best ways to get out of debt

If you’re deeply in debt, the future may seem very bleak. However, facing your financial situation and getting the right help needn’t be a...

Teaching money to your kids – the fun way

With no one teaching money to us, we usually learn through painful mistakes. Help your children learn some of the lessons properly and early,...

‘Catalogue credit’ landing families in hot water

Sadly for many of us, borrowing and debt play some part of everyday life and is something we read and hear about more often than we might care to. But while the dangers of getting into debt with payday loans or other high-interes...

Bailiffs and debt collectors: Your consumer rights

Bailiffs and debt collectors can be called in for non-payment of everything from parking fines to credit card bills. Every year, the DVLA passes bailiffs...

Payday loans ‘worsen situation’ for 1 in 3

Despite well-publicised warnings over the perils of payday loans it appears an "alarming" amount of people have become trapped in debt as a result of late payment charges. Payday loans are quick-fix pac...

Bills and debts are higher than income

The troubled economy has left many of us struggling to keep a tight rein on our personal finances, and it is now thought that around three million British families are in the same boat. According to Legal & General's Mon...

Pay deals ‘letting down’ families

If nothing else, you've got to be thrifty out there - that's the take-home message from a new report which has warned that millions of normal families are being pushed into debt. Of Britain's 29.1 million-strong wo...

‘Borrowers to blame for financial crisis’ – Minister

Finding the right mortgage deal can be a tricky balancing act, especially if banks are prepared to lend you more than you can afford. Borrowing too much during the economic boom played a hug...

Britons ‘continue to pay down their debts’

If you have been keeping a close eye on your family's spending in recent months in an attempt to scale back your debts, it would seem that you are not alone in embracing frugality. Research conducted by the British Bankers&#...

Interest only mortgages: Why they won’t save you money

Lenders are cracking down on interest only mortgages. Santander, for example, now demands a 50% deposit if you want to take out an interest-only...