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How to manage your debt

As soon as you buy a place to live most likely you will be entering into a world of debt. But debt needn’t be...

‘Interest burden’ adds to pressure on families

The last few weeks have been tough for many of us following December's traditional pre-Christmas spending spree. And new research from the Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) suggests that many families are now facing...

How to protect your savings

Looking after your savings is crucial when you have a family. But with interest rates being low and debts getting higher, it’s tricky to...

Ten steps to getting your finances back on track

Many of us are struggling to repay debts and look after our families at the moment, let alone save for the future. But there...

Should I get a store card?

I was buying some clothes at the weekend and was offered a discount on my shopping if I took out the retailer’s store card....

Turning to debit cards in the face of debt

As families across the country battle to pay off their debts, it seems many of us are turning to debit cards. Households are obviously keen to pay off their debts as quickly as possible, and it's just as well, as we typicall...

Your credit rating – explaining and improving it

Credit rating is a term bandied about when it comes to getting loans and credit cards, but what is it? If you get...

Only £250 saved up for over a quarter of families

You're probably feeling pretty skint after the excesses of Christmas and new year. Take some consolation in the fact you're not alone, according to a poll, anyway. First direct reckons that more than a quarter of househ...

Why financial resolutions are hard to stick to

Shaping up our finances is one of our top three resolutions every year for around half of us, (44% to be exact).  Losing weight...

Top 10 financial resolutions for 2012

January’s long dark nights make this month the perfect time to sort out your finances, and there’s never been a better time to make...