Debt

30 April 2019

Top reasons for debt revealed

Whilst the average Briton predicts it will take them a decade to be able to clear themselves of their current financial debt, more than a third believe that their overreliance ...
2 November 2010

Quarter of Parents Worry Kids Will Get Into Debt

Despite the credit crunch and the focus on finances the nation’s parents admit they are still worried about whether the next generation will be able to manage their own money, ...
2 May 2008

Beat the crunch

With the credit crunch pushing up the costs of living a new report, due out next week, claims that Britons could be facing the most expensive month of the year.Consider ...

31 October 2007

Study Your Finances at University

In your first month of lectures you might not feel that your stay at University will be a short one, but in the grand scheme of things it is. Unfortunately, ...

26 October 2007

What can Peggy do to escape her mountain of debt?

Eastenders’ Peggy Mitchell has found herself in terrible financial trouble, a situation which is not that different from that of millions of people across the country.The credit card at first ...

28 July 2007

Money Tips From Karen Darby

Karen Darby, founder of simplyswitch.com, who sold the company for £22million, gives her top money-making and money-saving tips: Make Money1.The start-up costs of an internet business are minimal and the demand ...

3 January 2007

Overspending leads to bankruptcy

Accountants have predicted over 30,000 people will declare themselves bankrupt before April as a result of crippling debts from overspending at Christmas.Grant Thortons accountants blamed the trend on the increase ...

7 August 2006

Students work harder than we think

Acording to a new study, arould half of students have a part time job dsuring term time - earning a total of £2.3bn a yearAnylists from the Royal Bank of ...

4 August 2006

Bankruptcies soaring

New figures reveal Bancruptcy to hit 100'000The UK's addiction to spending is taking it's toll, as figures showed the number of people going bankrupt is about to hit record levels.Between ...

27 July 2006

Graduates putting off house purchases

Thomas Charles survey of 1000 graduates reveals major negative impact of unsecured debt on property ownershipThomas Charles ( www.thomascharles.com), the leading debt solutions consultancy, today revealed the results of ...

30 June 2006

Mortgage debt at £1trillion

According to figurs from the Bank of England, mortgage debt in the UK is now more than £1 trillion, currently standing at £1.007 trillionThat's partly due to an extra £9.3 ...

16 June 2006

Online Gambler loses fortune in an Hour

In one of the worst cases of internet gambling, a man attempted suicide, after losing more than £158'000 in online betting shops.Richard Mahan, of Aberdeen used a total of 13 ...

5 April 2006

One fifth of Bankrupts under 30

The insolvency service has revealed that 18% of Bankruptcies are in the 18-30 age range, up from just 8%, four years ago.The report, called 'Characteristics of Bankruptcy' revealed the age, ...

27 March 2006

Problem debt on the up

According to The Consumer Credit Counselling Service, the level of problem debt is increasing faster than the level of normal, unsecured debt.The charity said that the number of people on ...

30 November -0001

Financial News: Individual Bankruptcy

The majority of individuals that file for bankruptcy are under the age of 30, are in full-time employment, borrow heavily on credit cards live for today buying whatever they ...

30 November -0001

Wedding Day Blues

The 260,000 couples who plan to marry in the UK this year will spend an estimated £4.2bn on their wedding, says a study by Brewin Dolphin.That means the average cost ...

30 November -0001

Sportsman onto a winner

A new daily newspaper is set to tap into the UK gambling market, next year, promising to revolutionise the way journalists are employedThe first new daily paper launched in more ...

30 November -0001

Charity set up for bomb victims

The Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone has set up a charitable Relief trust for Victims of the London bombings in association with the British Red Cross. A book of condolence ...

30 November -0001

Consumers doubting debt

Consumers, it seems are falling out of love with the cradit card, according to recent bank of England figures.The figures show that the rate of growth for consumer credit, such ...