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Charity Launches UK’s First Debt Education Centre

Debt Advice Foundation has funded the development of a ground-breaking initiative that aims to improve financial awareness through education. The funding has enabled Southlands High School in Lancashire to launch a Debt Education Centre, which will help pupils and the wider community get to grips with money matters.

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Debt Charities’ Innovation Recognised At Credit Today Awards

We were pleased to see fellow debt advice charities the Money Advice Trust and CCCS recognised at the recent Credit Today awards. The Money Advice Trust received an award for its CASHflow scheme designed to help consumers who are able and willing to negotiate directly with creditors. CCCS received recognition for the software used by […]

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Third Edition Of Money Diaries Educational Initiative Launches

We’ve teamed-up with a trio of talented high school pupils to publish an innovative money guide for students who are planning to go to university, as part of our educational Money Diaries project. The pupils, who are from Southlands High School in Lancashire, have now created the third publication in our Money Diaries series – […]

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Debt Charity Urges Brits To ‘Spring Clean’ Their Finances

margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt; text-align: justify;”> Debt Advice Foundation, a national debt charity, finds that people often fall into the pitfalls of debt because of money management issues – and is therefore calling on people to spare some time for their finances.

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Charity Launches Online Debt Tools As Personal Insolvency Reaches All Time High

margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt; text-align: justify;”> With personal insolvency at an all time high, national debt charity Debt Advice Foundation has launched an online debt tools section to combat Britain’s spiralling debt problems. margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt; text-align: justify;”> Figures released today show that 134,142 people became insolvent in the UK during 2009 and a […]

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Charity Makes Debt Analysis Calculator Available Online

Debt Advice Foundation is now giving people the ability to calculate the true extent of their debt problems with a new downloadable Debt Analyser. By entering information about credit commitments and living costs, this unique tool automatically calculates what people can reasonably afford to pay back to their creditors each month as well as generating […]

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Debt Advice Foundation Charity Launches New Helpline

Registered UK charity, Debt Advice Foundation, which promotes research and education around debt issues, has launched a freephone hotline to help deal with the increasing demand for support from people struggling with debt and money worries – with a team of counsellors to provide speedy debt advice and practical support.

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Money Diaries authors receive Young Citizens award

Ruth Gratton and Nicola Haresceugh, pupils at Southlands High School in Chorley, have won a Lancashire County Council Young Citizen Award for helping to educate thousands of youngsters throughout the region about managing their money. Ruth and Nicola have written and illustrated two books in the Money Diaries series, which aims to explore key financial […]

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Education Minister Praises Charity’s New Education Initiative

The Rt Hon Ed Balls MP, Education Minister was full of praise for Debt Advice Foundation’s new financial education initiative, The Money Diaries, which was produced in partnership with Southlands High School, Chorley. He said that the book was “ideal to give children an introduction into finance and handling money. It is beautifully presented, very […]

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