DAF News

DAF chosen for community fund

Debt Advice Foundation has been chosen as one of the latest beneficiaries of the Co-op’s local community fund

 
We are asking for Co-op customers to help us raise money for our financial capability education programme, DebtAware
 

Unsolicited calls from Debt Advice Foundation

Have you had a call from us that you didn’t ask for?

 
We have posted this previously but we have had an influx of new complaints today. Please be aware that a fraudster is calling members of the public pretending to be from Debt Advice Foundation.
 

Bank of England visits Debt Advice Foundation’s Offices

Chief Economist learns about the charity’s financial capability work

 
Debt Advice Foundation recently welcomed the Bank of England to the home of DebtAware, the charity’s national financial education programme.  
 

We are proud to support this year’s Financial Capability Week

Debt Advice Foundation aims to get people to “Talk Money” 

 
Launching Monday 13 November, FinCap Week will celebrate, showcase and amplify the work underway to improve financial capability in the UK and ultimately, to improve financial well-being. 
 

Debt Advice Foundation shortlisted for charity funding

Financial capability project in the running to receive a share of £120,000 

 
Following a thorough two-stage application process, Debt Advice Foundation’s educational programme DebtAware has been announced as one of five campaigns to potentially win a share of funds from the OneFamily Foundation. 
 

Lead generators: Making money from debt

Are you struggling with debt? Why you should be wary of “introducers” 

 

New project looks at how debt affects relationships

New resource for debt advisers to help couples struggling with debt

 
Research charity OnePlusOne has worked with Debt Advice Foundation and other debt charities to explore how being in financial difficulties can also put pressure on relationships, leading to the launch of the Debt and Relationships Project. 
 

Debt Advice Foundation implements new universal debt-calculating tool

Debt helpline now using the Standard Financial Statement for all calls

 
The charity’s advisers are now using the Money Advice Service’s new guidelines, known as the Standard Financial Statement (SFS) when speaking to callers about their income and expenditure. 
 

Debt worries in retirement

One in four people retiring this year expects to do so in debt according to new report

 
Prudential’s Class Of 2017 report also states that those retiring in debt do so owing an average of £24,300, up from one in five last year.
 

Unsolicited calls from Debt Advice Foundation

Have you had a call from us that you didn’t ask for?

 
Please be aware that we have had a number of enquiries from members of the public to say they have missed a call from our 0800 helpline number, but we have not called them.