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12/07/2019

Seven steps to summer savings

Think of soaring utility bills and the cold winter months more than likely spring to mind. However, covering the cost of a spike in energy costs isn’t just confined to the cold and dark winter ...

09/07/2019

Meet your insolvency match

With Wimbledon in full swing we’re asking have you met your insolvency match? There’s no denying that dealing with debt can be daunting and the prospect of opening up about your financial worries often stressful. ...

03/07/2019

What is the 50/30/20 budget?

They say the best laid plans often go awry and the same can be said of budgeting. We all start with the best of intentions, detailed spreadsheets at the ready, as we brace ourselves to ...

24/06/2019

Almost half of households switch energy supplier

Scots are switching on to lower energy costs, new research has revealed. A recent report from Energy Switch Guarantee – an organisation established by industry body Energy UK, revealed that 48 per cent – one ...

21/06/2019

Breathing Space Debt Solution already available to Scots

As the UK Government announced its proposal for a new Breathing Space solution to help consumers’ in debt, thousands of Scots will be disappointed to hear the scheme will only be available in England and ...

10/06/2019

Five top tips for dealing with Sheriff Officers

Over the next few weeks, thousands of Scots will begin receiving Summary Warrants through their letter boxes. These are types of court orders that are used for council tax arrears, but can also be used ...

30/05/2019

Can insolvency offer a fresh financial start?

Scottish bankruptcies have increased by 5%, new figures have revealed. According to the Account in Bankruptcy (AiB) there were 4,862 awards of bankruptcy in 2018-19 compared to 4,644 in 2017-18. Statistics from the AiB also ...

28/05/2019

Carrington Dean swings into action for charity

Photography by: George Munro at the Greenock Telegraph The rain didn’t dampen spirits at the second annual Carrington Dean charity golf day as players took to the greens to raise cash for Glasgow Children’s Hospital ...

21/05/2019

Budget your way to better mental health

Expect the unexpected and you might just be prepared, that’s the theme of our latest blog as we shine a light on debt and mental health. As figures show that UK homes owe an average ...