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Will my employer be told if I go Bankrupt?

Your employer is not told if you go bankrupt. Could they find out? Will bankruptcy affect your job in any way? Why are employers details asked for?

What payments can I include in my IVA Living Expenses?

You can include your reasonable expenses in an IVA budget. What is reasonable? What if you need to spend more? What if the required IVA payments are too much?

18 and 19 year olds struggling with debt

Some young people are struggling to cope with financial responsibility, a charity says

Families more worried than ever about living costs

Falling salaries are raising concerns about the rising cost of living as families say they are more worried than ever about it.

Mortgage lenders to tell families to cut back

More than 30,000 home owners will be told to spend less on nights out, Sky television, gym membership and mobile phones so they can concentrate on paying back their mortgage.

Are you unnecessarily paying a PPI claims firm?

Consumer groups and banks are urging those who have not lodged a PPI claim to do so themselves and avoid falling into the claims management trap.

Focus on financial planning to avoid debt

A survey by Skipton Building Society has found that the average Briton doesn’t start taking their financial future really seriously until they reach the age of 34.

Beware the cost of going back to school

Parents will spend £27m more than they did in 2010 on new school items for their kids, a survey says

Can an IVA help if I am struggling to pay my rent?

An IVA can help if you are struggling to pay your rent. How will it help you pay your rent? Can an IVA help with existing rent arrears?