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  • Debt news – 23 January 2022
    by Sara (Debt Camel) on January 23, 2022 at 11:29 am

    My pick of last week’s news is Jack Munro’s  We’re pricing the poor out of food in the UK – that’s why I’m launching my own price index Debt news Falling behind to keep up: the credit safety net and problem debt StepChange report on people using credit for essentials. Number of young people seeking help The post Debt news – 23 January 2022 appeared first on Debt Camel.

  • “How can I get a complete list of my debts”
    by Sara (Debt Camel) on January 21, 2022 at 4:17 pm

    A reader asked: For 10 years now I’ve been racking up debt and then burying my head in the sand. I have had letters upon letters from debt collectors, I just bin them all. I’m sure I’ve had a few CCJs as well. I haven’t had any new credit or anything for three years. I The post “How can I get a complete list of my debts” appeared first on Debt Camel.

  • How equity release works in an IVA
    by Sara (Debt Camel) on January 18, 2022 at 8:45 am

    Are you in the last year of an IVA and have a house with equity? You may have to try to remortgage your house to pay some of the equity into your IVA. This article looks at the questions people have about how equity release works in an IVA and what happens if you can’t remortgage. If The post How equity release works in an IVA appeared first on Debt Camel.

  • Debt news – 16 January 2022
    by Sara (Debt Camel) on January 16, 2022 at 12:58 pm

    My pick of last week’s news is the two articles on IVAs: Progress, but more action needed to tackle harmful IVA practices and Debt advice charity condemns ‘misleading’ write-off ads on Facebook. Debt advice Update on MaPS Quality Assurance Framework MaPS: “We are arranging an event for the 28th January to engage current debt advice The post Debt news – 16 January 2022 appeared first on Debt Camel.

  • ICL / Money Shop – a 2nd small payment to be paid on Jan 14/18
    by Sara (Debt Camel) on January 13, 2022 at 11:00 am

    A first payment of 4.31p in the £ was paid in May/June 2021. A second, much smaller payment of 0.65p in the £ is being paid on 14 or 18 January 2022. If you do not receive this second payment, see below for what to do.   Background to the Scheme This “Scheme of Arrangement” The post ICL / Money Shop – a 2nd small payment to be paid on Jan 14/18 appeared first on Debt Camel.

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  • How Switching to Reusables Can Save You Money
    by themoneyshed on January 24, 2022 at 3:49 pm

    When reusables are discussed it is usually to explain how they can help with our environment and this is often the main reason why people begin to use them in the first place, but having been an advocate for more of us to begin living an eco-friendly lifestyle for a number of years I have… Read More »How Switching to Reusables Can Save You Money The post How Switching to Reusables Can Save You Money appeared first on The Money Shed.

  • The Best Deals for Uni Students in 2022
    by themoneyshed on January 19, 2022 at 9:47 am

    We all like good deals – especially if you’re a uni student trying to save money! Therefore the amazing Aisling over at Plane Beauty has compiled a list of the best deals to help you out. £6 Meal deal and movie. ASDA has a great meal deal ongoing at the moment. In any ASDA store with… Read More »The Best Deals for Uni Students in 2022 The post The Best Deals for Uni Students in 2022 appeared first on The Money Shed.

  • Start your investment journey in 2022 with alternative assets
    by themoneyshed on January 17, 2022 at 12:20 pm

    If you have a desire to get involved with investing, you may not be sure where to start. When you look at traditional investments, it can be tricky to navigate the various stocks and shares that are available. These will have experienced a degree of turmoil thanks to Covid and the various lockdowns that the… Read More »Start your investment journey in 2022 with alternative assets The post Start your investment journey in 2022 with alternative assets appeared first on The Money Shed.

  • 7 Ways Social Media Is Essential To Growing A Blog
    by themoneyshed on January 12, 2022 at 10:19 am

    The world of blogging is a very exciting and compelling one. With a global outreach, it’s a great way to network and connect with other people in the same industry. As a result, bloggers have been able to get their thoughts out into the world, retain an audience, and build up a following. We believe… Read More »7 Ways Social Media Is Essential To Growing A Blog The post 7 Ways Social Media Is Essential To Growing A Blog appeared first on The Money Shed.

  • 5 ways to save money on your car finance deal
    by themoneyshed on January 11, 2022 at 4:39 pm

    Getting a car on finance is an easy way to make owning a car more affordable. There are different types of car finance available but in general, car finance allows you to spread the cost of your chosen car into affordable monthly repayments. You’ll also pay interest on top which is calculated by a number… Read More »5 ways to save money on your car finance deal The post 5 ways to save money on your car finance deal appeared first on The Money Shed.

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