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    Debt management tips

    Bankruptcy Debt tends to be one of those areas we just accept, but it can quickly get out of control. If your debt is starting to impact on other areas of your life and you’re struggling to meet repayments, you need to assess the situation quickly and see what the most effective solution is for

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    How to get out of credit card debt

    How to get out of credit card debt

    Getting into credit card debt is as easy as keying in your PIN number or subscribing to one-click ordering. Getting out can be much more of a struggle. If you are looking at mounting credit card debts and need some help to extricate yourself from this nightmare then read our guide on how to get

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    Budgeting tips for parents

    Budgeting tips for parents

    For me, budgeting has to be one of the dullest activities on the planet. But in the spirit of debt avoidance is it is also one of the most important. Sigh. Fortunately, there are a few tricks of the budgeting trade that can help make the activity a little less tiresome. Here are some budgeting

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    Ten ways to earn extra money in your spare time

    Ten ways to earn money in your spare time

    As government austerity measures continue to bite, it’s time to snap back and harness the power of your free time and personal resources to boost your income. Here are our Top Ten Tips to get you started. Use Cash-Back Credit Cards Provided you regularly pay off your credit card bill each month in full, the

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    Who is using food banks

    Who is using food banks

    Even though the economy is showing signs of recovery, there are still many families who are relying on the support of food banks to survive. You might be surprised that in many instances, these are working families who have no other option. This isn’t a route that people choose lightly and these families are desperately

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    Social security cuts to affect working families more than non working families

    Social security cuts affect more working families than non working families

    During the current Parliament, the Government has announced a wealth of measures aimed at cutting the annual welfare bill. The main focus of these has been to encourage more people into work and show that employment actually pays more than living on benefits. However, analysis conducted by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has found that

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