January 25th, 2012
No matter how much money you have, it never seems enough, does it? Well if that’s the case, you might like to take a piece of advice from Think Money, which recommends delving into your past to find out how your finances back then compare with your finances today.
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December 19th, 2011
With less than a week to go before Christmas, it’s likely that many of our budgets have already been squeezed by our seasonal spending.
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February 16th, 2011
MoneyDebtAndCredit.com has produced an infographic showing the scale of the UK’s personal debt problem.
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January 17th, 2011
Here’s a nice visualisation of the scale of Britain’s debt problems, thanks to everyone’s favourite Russian puzzle video game, Tetris.
Continue reading "Debtris: Britain’s Debt Visualised" »
August 18th, 2010
ClearDebt have put together an interactive animation showing the evolution of personal insolvencies by English district.
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May 26th, 2010
Debt collectors from ANZ bank in Australia have been caught setting up fake Facebook profiles in order to connect with debtors and get their contact details.
Continue reading "Debt Collectors Show How NOT To Use Social Media" »
September 2nd, 2009
It’ll soon be the start of the University year, and for those thousands of freshers without a simple grasp of how to keep hold of their money, here are 4 debt traps that students can easily fall into.
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July 6th, 2009
Over at AllFinancialMatters, JLP recently asked his readers what their total debt to income ratio (DIR) was. This calculation looks at the total debt you owe, including mortgages, loans and everything else, divided by your income.
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July 3rd, 2009
Some interesting stats on bankruptcies over at WalletPop, pointing to an accountancy firm survey which shows that there are more women from the 18-24 age group going bankrupt than there are men.
Continue reading "Majority of Young Bankrupts Are Women" »
March 9th, 2009
The Office of Fair Trading is telling people in debt to be careful if they’re searching for debt help online, as they’ve recently ordered 11 companies to shut down “fake” debt advice websites.
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