Cards & loans

Do you owe more money than you're worth?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

With so many battling debt and unemployment, the number of people owing more than they're worth (insolvent) has, according to The Insolvency Service hit record levels - 135,089 for 2010.

Can you keep your home in a bankruptcy?

Thursday, 03 February 2011 | Article

It's not uncommon to hear someone in dire financial straits say they can't face bankruptcy because they will lose their home.

Credit card rates hit 13-year high

Tuesday, 08 February 2011 | Article

A report by Moneyfacts shows that borrowers with £5,000 debt on their card, who repay the minimum each month, will now repay an additional £2,360 over the life of the debt compared to February 2006.

Free debt advice axed

Thursday, 03 December 2015 | News

Free, impartial debt advice looks set to become a thing of the past, following the government's announcement that it to scrap funding.

Best credit card rates

Thursday, 26 June 2014 | Article

We can't do without them and credit cards are seen as an essential item today. But with such a bewildering range of plastic on the market, choosing the right product for you can be a difficult task.

How to make the most of your credit card

Monday, 31 January 2011 | Article

The government and the credit card industry have agreed a number of rule changes that will improve credit card customer...

New credit card rules could lead to backlash

Wednesday, 02 March 2011 | Article

New government rules surrounding credit cards are being brought in this month, impacting on around 30 million cardholders.

Debt Survival Kit

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Recent research revealed that consumers with debt issues wait around nine months before they actually go and get debt advice, then take a further five weeks before they act upon it.

Debit card use on the rise

Thursday, 13 January 2011 | Article

Paying by debit cards has become more popular than using cash, according to the Payments Council.

Should I tell my fiancée that I am an ex bankrupt?

Thursday, 06 January 2011 | Article

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 problem though".