Money Wellness

Debts

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    Unsecured household debt set to rise by £1,600 this year

    The TUC has predicted a steep rise in unsecured household debt.

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    Sir Bradley Wiggins is declared bankrupt. Find out about bankruptcy and what it means for your money

    Sir Bradley Wiggins, the eight-time Olympic medal winner, has been declared bankrupt after falling into financial difficulty.

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    HSBC fined millions for poor treatment of customers in financial difficulty

    HSBC has been fined more than £6m for failing to help struggling customers. Find out how lenders are supposed to help if you're experiencing financial difficulties.

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    DRO numbers reach record high after fee scrapped

    New figures show scrapping the DRO fee has resulted in more people getting crucial debt help. We're now asking the government to go a step further to help domestic abuse survivors in debt.

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    Over 3 million people turned to loan sharks in the last year

    Millions of people turned to a loan shark in the last year. Find out what to do if you think you’re dealing with one and what’s driving the rise in illegal lending.

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    Call for more help for survivors of economic abuse

    More needs to be done to help victims of economic abuse regain financial independence, according to a new report from UK Finance. Find out what changes they’re calling for and the additional measure we think is vital to help survivors of financial abuse.

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    Domestic violence survivors' safety at risk from rise in court fees

    Before they apply for insolvency, domestic violence survivors can ask for their address to be withheld from the insolvency register. But there’s a cost and from today it’s becoming even more expensive.

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    Barclaycard change could see customers hit with higher interest

    Find out how a charge to Barclaycard’s terms could see you paying off your debt for longer and paying more interest.

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    ‘Black clouds hanging over’ people with energy debt

    As an MP calls for urgent action on growing household energy debt in the UK, find out what to do if you can't keep up with your gas and electricity bills.

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    Loan shark pensioners ordered to pay £1.2m

    As two female pensioners are ordered to pay £1.2m for illegal money lending, find out what to do if you've borrowed from a loan shark.

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