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Need help avoiding debt, practical tips on saving money, or budgeting advice to stay on top of your household bills? StepChange MoneyAware is here for you. 

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Our dedicated debt-busting team of experts are (from left to right) Rory, Jenny, Rachel, Peer, James and Laura.

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6 changes I made to save money on my supermarket shopping

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 15:41:34 +0000

During a recent cash flow crisis, I decided to stop making unnecessary purchases. I thought I was being sensible, but the money in my current account was dwindling away at an alarming rate. I couldn’t understand how I was spending … Continue reading

MoneyAware news: October 2017

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:15:55 +0000

New CCJ rules come into effect offering better protection, interest rate rises could affect mortgage costs, and our latest stats show a worrying increase in personal debt levels.   Here are this month’s most important debt and money news stories… 1. … Continue reading

How to save money on Sky, Virgin and other TV packages

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:48:03 +0000

Paying for TV subscriptions like Sky, Virgin, BT or TalkTalk can be expensive for some, especially when you’ve got bills and debts to repay. But this doesn’t always mean sacrificing your regular movie and TV marathons. There are plenty of … Continue reading

How to dress as a scary zombie for Halloween on a budget

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:42:42 +0000

It’s that time of the year again. Kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter, the leaves are turning brown, and…you know what that means? Spooky, scary costumes! Halloween fancy dress costumes can be very expensive, but you can … Continue reading

New CCJ rules – know your rights

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:25:36 +0000

From 1 October 2017, new rules around debt collections and what creditors need to do before applying for court action came into effect. There’s now an extra step creditors must take before starting any County Court judgment (CCJ) proceedings. But … Continue reading

What happens if I win the lottery while I’m in debt?

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:21:21 +0000

Many of us daydream about winning the lottery one day, and all the things we’d spend the winnings on. But what happens if you win the lottery while you’re on a DMP, IVA or have gone bankrupt?  The chances of … Continue reading

MoneyAware news: September 2017

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:41:00 +0000

Debt and money tend to find their way into news stories. Here’s a round-up of some of the most important news this month… Third party deductions adding strain to struggling families Our recent research reveals over a quarter (26.5%) of … Continue reading

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