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Articles by Mike Thomas
Can you trust last year's house repossession figures?
So its official then, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) says that only 36,300 homes were repossessed throughout 2010, a…
New credit card rules could lead to backlash
New government rules surrounding credit cards are being brought in this month, impacting on around 30 million cardholders.
Debt Survival Kit
Recent research revealed that consumers with debt issues wait around nine months before they actually go and get debt advice,…
Should I tell my fiancée that I am an ex bankrupt?
One day last week my phone went off, it was an old client of mine called Steve: "Mike. I'm in love, due to get married, got a…
Is MBNA guilty of coercing and bullying non payers?
The CEO of MBNA Europe is having dinner with a top banking executive, and up pops the question, "How's business then?" …
The dangers of balance transfers
Transferring £6,500 worth of expensive credit card debt to a new provider offering a 0% interest rate makes sense, doesn't it?…
Bankrupts to pay more under coalition government
As from 1 December thousands of consumers made bankrupt in the UK will have to pay more towards the cost of the administration…
Government announces changes to debt relief orders
Edward Davey, Minister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs has announced changes to the Debt Relief Orders…
How to check your credit record
Keeping your credit file in tip-top condition is a bit like servicing your car, if you don't look after them both then they…
The loan company stopping you watch X-Factor!
How do you fancy paying back your debts by watching television? Well around 100,000 people do just that through a firm known…