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Managing debt and future finances – live discussion

Managing debt and future-proofing your finances is a target for many of us.  We hosted a video on June 15th with consumer champion and BBC Dragon Sarah Willingham, Chief Executive of the Money Charity Michelle Highman, and Experian Experts’ own James Jones to provide expert tips on how to beat debt and prepare financially for the future.

The guests spoke about three main topics –
Managing debt – Watch them discuss how and why people get into debt, what the common mistakes are and how we can try to avoid them, and give tips to beating debt and getting back on to an even keel.

Future-proofing your finances – Experian research has shown that the over-55s are worried about their financial future. Our panel discussed how people who fall into that demographic can help ensure they’re prepared for retirement and the probable loss of income that it brings, and also talked about how younger generations can future-proof their finances.

Financial education – The panel also spoke about what parents can do to help ensure they give their children the best start when it comes to financial education.

Premier League ticket prices: still too much?

premier-league-prices-300There remains no shortage of demand for tickets to see Premier League football, but is it still too expensive for the ordinary fan at a time of reduced circumstances for many?

We’ve been looking at Barclays Premier League ticket prices for the new 2014-15 season to see if it is still priced beyond the average family, whether there are any green shoots to give us hope, and what you could do to manage your finances to budget for it.

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