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Spring clean your finances

Let your credit report do the work

Let your credit report do the work

Spring is *finally* now in the air, which means for many of us thoughts are turning to summer holidays, days out – and numerous other ways to get spending.

You may have lower heating bills, but are they offset by a higher spend on summer merriment? The days are longer, and there’s a lot of temptation to make hay while the sun (literally) shines.

If you tend to rush headlong into the warmer months without much of a thought about how you’ll finance your fun, it’s a good idea to pour cold water on that hot head and start thinking ahead – and take control of your finances. And one way of doing that is to understand what’s on your credit report, so you can see for yourself the steps you can take to improve it.

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Where can I see your debt maps featured on BBC?

Dear James,

I watched the BBC Breakfast News this morning and a man from Experian was on there, discussing an interesting report that Experian created about UK debt by region. There was also a map of the UK shaded to indicate the regions that had debt and he also mentioned age groups within those regions. I have searched the web and BBC as I would like a copy of the report, is it possible to come back to me as to whether the report is available or where I can find. .

Thank you, Emilie, Hythe

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