Articles tagged "debt"

  • Last updated: 03/05/2013 - 15:35
    News by Mark King

    The number of people declared bankrupt in England and Wales plummeted by 27% in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same period last year, falling from 9,132 to 6,663, according to latest figures from the Insolvency Service.

  • Last updated: 08/02/2013 - 16:38
    Blog entry
  • Empty wallet
    Last updated: 08/02/2013 - 17:10
    News by Hugh Morris

    The numbers of both individual insolvencies and company liquidations fell last year – but experts have warned the figures are disguising thousands struggling to pay their debts and cannot afford bankruptcy.

  • Smashed piggy bank
    Last updated: 30/01/2013 - 11:26

    One in nine savers is dipping into their savings every month to cover unexpected everyday living expenses, according to Lloyds TSB.

  • Bills and money
    Last updated: 17/01/2013 - 11:55
    News by Hugh Morris

    More than a third of Britons would be unable to cope financially with an unexpected bill, while the number of people who can no longer afford an annual holiday has risen steeply in the last four years, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics.

  • Broken piggy bank
    Last updated: 11/01/2013 - 14:55
    News by Hugh Morris

    Cash-strapped parents have turned to their children's Christmas money to make ends meets this month, according to research by a money saving website.

  • Bulldozing house
    Last updated: 05/06/2013 - 12:12

    A visit from a bailiff can be a very frightening and distressing experience. We explain what a bailiff can and cannot do and what your rights are.

  • Carrying debt
    Last updated: 16/08/2012 - 12:34
    Question and Answer

    Ray Black, IFA and founder of advises a Moneywise reader on whether debt can be attached to addresses as well as people.

  • Last updated: 09/07/2012 - 15:26
    Question and Answer

    Our expert helps a Moneywise reader with their previous business debts, how to find out what is owed and how to return to solvency.

  • Last updated: 25/06/2012 - 10:11
    Article by Sally Hamilton

    If you don't know who to turn to when you're in the red, you could fall victim to a debt predator. Here's how to keep the wolves away from your door.