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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.
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Balance transfers are a great way to avoid unnecessary credit card charges, but there are pitfalls to be aware of.
With bankruptcies and individual voluntary agreements on the rise, Moneywise highlights the key differences between these 'last resort' options.
Avoiding debt at university isn't easy, but you can help keep the problem under control by steering clear of these financial traps.
Thousands of customers of HFC Bank and John Lewis Financial Services, which are both now part of HSBC, are due redress after the firms overcharged people in debt.
Flashing the plastic at Christmas has left nearly nine in 10 people with credit card debt in the New Year, new research has revealed.
Overdraft users need to be protected from spiralling debt, as average charges for dipping into the red rack up to £225 a year, according to StepChange.
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