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Millions Of Brits Ignore Bills And Statements

Millions Of Brits Ignore Bills And Statements

by UK Money Market on 23 Apr, 2013

Around 6 million Brits (12%) don’t always open important bills or financial statements Many people ignore bills because they “never contain good news” But 25% of those who don’t open bills intend to read them, but forget Nobody likes seeing another bill landing on their doormat – but it seems that many of us can’t […]

Getting Debts Under Control

by Caleb James on 23 Oct, 2012

Knowing you have a tidy pile in the bank can help you to feel relaxed, even if you never have to touch the money. Simply having the reassurance that you have a nest egg to fall back on if the worst happens can make challenges far easier to deal with. However, a recent report has […]

The Side Effects of Debt and How You Can Treat Them

As Brits, we’re famous for being prudish when it comes to talking about money – even more so when it comes to discussing the taboo subject of personal debt. With 80% of adults in the UK in the red right now, our personal debt is the elephant in the room in most households. But ignoring […]

7 Ideas To Help You Make It Through Financial Difficulties

With the country still in a recession and inflation stealing much-needed money from people’s wallets, it is hardly surprising that debt continues to be a major issue for many Brits. According to the latest statistics, households across the country pay out a whopping £172 million in interest payments alone every day. One person will become […]

Bargain Hunting: The Building Blocks To Avoiding Debt

Bargain Hunting: The Building Blocks To Avoiding Debt

Most people love a bargain and never more so than when they are trying to survive on a tight budget. This is one of the reasons why discount sites have suddenly sprung up all over the internet, offering consumers cut price deals so that they can treat themselves without breaking the bank. However, some discount […]

Spiralling Cost Of Fuel Adding To Debt

Spiralling Cost Of Fuel Adding To Debt

With austerity measures biting hard and more cuts still to come, there is little doubt that the economy is still in the doldrums. And with pay freezes, redundancies and rising costs, it is little wonder that many households across the country are struggling to make their money stretch far enough. Whilst food has rapidly shot […]

Debt Causes Additional Pressure In Times Of Financial Insecurity

Debt Causes Additional Pressure In Times Of Financial Insecurity

In the modern climate it is only natural that people should feel particularly concerned about their finances. Financial insecurity is one of the primary causes of stress in the UK and people often shy away from thinking about the future simply because they can’t face the figures. The current climate does nothing to improve the […]

Top 5 Tips on Debt Reduction

Top 5 Tips on Debt Reduction

40% of UK adults admitted they are worried about their levels of personal debt, according to a recent survey. In the survey, they described themselves as ranging from “fairly worried” to “very worried” to “extremely worried”. Credit card debt is the top cause for concern, followed by bank overdrafts, and lastly mortgages being the least […]

New Year, New Plan

New Year, New Plan

Christmas has come and gone. The New Year has begun. People across the UK are looking back over 2011 and forward to 2012. So it’s the ideal time for people to ‘make sure they’re on top of their debts and their finances in general’, as Think Money advises in a guide entitled New Year money […]