Budgeting tips

How To Stay Happy When You Are Struggling With Debt

How To Stay Happy When You Are Struggling With Debt

Struggling with debt is never easy. As it plays on your mind and you get more and more worried about the situation staying happy can become a real challenge. If you have financial troubles then looking after your emotional wellbeing is important. Debt has been linked to anxiety and depression and so it’s essential that

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What Is A Debt Relief Order

What Is A Debt Relief Order

Debt Relief Orders (DRO) are a possible solution to your debt problems. They act as a legal respite from the burden of your debts – it effectively means you are relieved of making payments towards your debts, and protected from being pursued by your creditors. At the end of the DRO period (which is usually

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Using Benefits To Pay Your Bills

Using Benefits To Pay Your Bills

When you’re struggling on a low income, or perhaps trying to get by on benefits alone, the regular round of bills landing on the mat can feel overwhelming. Money management is not always easy, and not everyone has ability to keep tight tabs on their finances all the time. This can easily lead to debt.

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Ways To save Money This Christmas

Ways To save Money This Christmas

Christmas may well only come ‘But Once a Year’, but the hole it can burn in your finances may remain open long after the tinsel has been packed away. The best way to save money at Christmas is not to spend any, but that’s nigh-on impossible and wouldn’t make the season very jolly at all.

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Are Pound Shops Keeping The Highstreet Alive

Are Pound Shops Keeping The Highstreet Alive

Pound shops have been a feature of our High Street for many years now, but in the wake of the financial crisis it seemed as if they were cropping up everywhere. Most towns and cities now have several value stores of one form or another, and they appear to be doing a roaring trade. We

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Benefit Sanctions And How To Deal With Them

Benefit Sanctions And How To Deal With Them

Certain benefits come with strings attached. There may be particular things that you have to do in order to remain eligible to receive them, such as attending interviews, or applying for jobs. And if you fail to meet these obligations then the government has the right to temporarily stop or reduce the amount of benefit

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