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Prospect of Council Tax Rises Welcomed by Majority in Survey

February 24th, 2015

Unless you in full-time education, under 18 or a student nurse then paying council tax is mandatory and these monthly fees can be a real burden on people’s finances across Scotland and the rest of Britain. On top of paying money for rent, food, as well as expensive utility bills this property tax can leave…

Why a Trust Deed can be Your Best Option

February 24th, 2015

When hearing about money advice it can be easy to quickly dismiss any statements made when people somewhat boastfully exclaim that they’ll never allow themselves to get into a perilous financial position. However, this has not been simple in the last five years or so. The worldwide recession has caused large scale unemployment throughout Europe…

UK Consumer Debt at Seven-Year High

February 20th, 2015

While recent figures displayed that unemployment in the United Kingdom dropped to its lowest level in over six years, this has not correlated with a reduction in consumer debt. In fact, new borrowing on loans, credit cards and overdrafts reached a staggering £1.25bn across November. A fall in people out of work appears to be…

How Effective Will the Payday Loan Cap Be for Scotland?

February 20th, 2015

As of January 1st 2015, caps on payday lending were introduced across the UK in an effort to stem the tide on the snowballing debt problems faced by many people throughout the country. The new set of rules have been designed to protect those who have used – and in some case become reliant on…

The Role of a Sheriff Officer in Scotland

February 20th, 2015

Sheriff Officers in Scotland are similar to bailiffs in England, but there are a few key differences that are very important to learn. Knowing the law and what to do in certain circumstances could prove very helpful in the future if you should ever come across a Sheriff Officer, and it’s also very helpful for…

Gloom Lifted After Bankruptcy Decreases

February 10th, 2015

The effects of a financial crisis can be testing at the best of times with struggles to pay household bills prevalent across Britain. Job losses, limited employment options and increased inflation all have restricted the enjoyment of a large number of British citizens, but the final quarter of 2014 saw improvements for some Scottish businesses…

British Economy Likely to Remain Uncertain Throughout 2015

February 10th, 2015

With less than 100 days left to the date of May’s General Election intensity around politician’s current and future policies is beginning to gather momentum. In all elections the state of the country’s finances is likely to provoke much debate and disagreement, especially with austerity measures over the last few years implemented by the coalition…

Debt levels show no signs of relenting

January 20th, 2015

When the Global Financial Crisis began in 2008 a dark mist of gloom spread across the United Kingdom with difficult times inevitable for most taxpayers. Nearly seven years have passed since the world was plunged into economic uncertainty and rates of panic loans to cover debts show little evidence of slowing down. In fact, there…

Are We Destined to a Lifetime in the Red?

January 20th, 2015

With campaigning for the General Election now well and truly under way, the spotlight on the amount of personal debt is lying on the shoulders of the British public is only going to increase. With reports in the mainstream media detailing in great length the extent of the country’s problems, there is clamour for a…

Young People in Debt Rising Throughout Scotland

January 14th, 2015

Austerity measures throughout the UK have caused financial difficulty for a number of groups as the government have cut grants to councils and support streams for individuals. As a result, several people are struggling to afford paying for their food, rent and household bills. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that young people in…