We’re supporting StepChange Debt Charity’s second Debt Awareness Week which aims to encourage as many people as possible in financial difficulty to take control of their finances, and raise awareness of free debt advice.
One place to start dealing with debt – to prevent it and to recover from it – is to check what’s on your credit report. The data & information held there summarises your credit history, so it can be well worth reviewing it on a regular basis, and making sure it provides an accurate and up-to-date picture of your credit histories.
Making Christmas Count Our friends at the Money Advice Trust are #MakingChristmasCount through December, which aims to show that you don’t need to spend a lot to give a thoughtful gift, or a great Christmas experience.
Here’s Rachel Connor from Stepchange.org with a guest blog post to help introduce and explain more about Debt Awareness Week.
StepChange Debt Charity wants you to take control of debt! Personal debt is a cause of worry for millions across the UK, and it’s estimated that some 2.9 million people desperately need debt advice right now*. The trouble is that many people who are struggling simply don’t know where to start. They may not even know that free debt advice is available to them.
Monday 26 January will see the launch of StepChange Debt Charity’s second annual Debt Awareness Week. During this week, we’ll encourage people to get free debt advice as soon as they need it. Continue reading →
Gray from Experian Experts explains how late payments on your credit report might affect your credit application, and what you could do to help give your credit application a better chance of success. You can see more videos from Experian’s Experts on our YouTube channel.
Moreover, more than half those with money worries said their financial situation gives them sleepless nights. Many also thought the stress has been affecting their relationships and their health. Just 6.5 per cent of borrowers were unconcerned about what they owed.