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Pensioners forced to borrow from families to pay debt

The number of pensioners relying on financial assistance from family members has more than doubled to a quarter of a million since last year because of rising inflation.

Barclays expects PPI complaints to rise

Barclays Bank is expecting complaints about loan insurance to continue rising after a 93% increase in the first half of the year.

Those with no savings more likely to get into debt

Five million UK households are vunerable to debt because they have such low levels of savings

High demand for Debt Relief Orders in Northern Ireland

Demand for Debt Relief Orders (DROs) in Northern Ireland was more than double the UK average during the first month of their availability in the region according to CCCS

Over-50s increasingly worried about finances and debt

Rising inflation, falling stock markets and low interest rates are taking an increasing toll on older people’s finances, with research showing one in five over-50s have reduced spending on essentials to save money.

Can I do an IVA if I have no disposable income?

If you cannot make monthly payments an IVA is possible. The option of using a lump sum settlement IVA. Can you start your IVA while waiting for a lump sum?

Thousands of middle-income earners turn to payday loans

Thousands of middle-income earners are turning to backstreet payday loans to make ends meet after being turned down by the High Street banks.

Home repossessions up 14% since end of 2010

Property repossessions have rocketed by 14% since the end of 2010 according to figures released by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Debt statistics show rise in personal debt problems

Recent government debt statistics have shown a rise in the number of people with serious debt problems. Could this be a sign of things to come?