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Guest post for MaPS #TalkMoney week: A financial road map for 2024
Guest on the FT’s Money Clinic podcast: Credit scores: when a small debt becomes a big problem
Quoted in the Sun: Little-known way parents can get up to £580 free cash for kids clothes
Quoted in the Sun: Surprise refunds for thousands of borrowers who overpaid loans – are you getting £100s back?
Quoted in the FT: Banks must play fair as mortgage rates rise
Quoted in The Week: Marathon mortgages: should you take out a 35-year home loan?
Quoted in the Guardian: UK bank overdrafts: ‘I received £8,000 after I complained’
Quoted in the Sun: Little-known scheme can buy you time to clear debts but thousands are missing out – how to apply
Quoted in yourmoney.com: Klarna shoppers can opt out of using credit to avoid spending temptation
Quoted in MSE: Morses Club borrower? It’s launched a new redress scheme for mis-sold loans
Quoted in the Times: Do I laugh or cry at my £7,500 energy bill?
Quoted in the Sun: Thousands of hard-up households can still claim £1,000s for unfair charges as banking change saves Brits £1billion
Quoted in the Sun: Thousands of workers offered pay advance – should you get one?
Quoted in the BBC: Loans firm Amigo to halt lending and wind down
Quoted in the Mirror: Amigo Loans to shut down with 500,000 customers affected – see how it impacts you
Guest Post for GamCare: When the money stops… should you have been lent so much?
Quoted in the Times: I’m not dead, so why does my credit report say that I am?
Quoted in the Sun: Warning for shoppers as major buy now, pay later firm to start charging late fees
Quoted in the Mail: How ‘Secret Millionaire’ Amigo loan shark funded his jet-set luxury lifestyle after leaving thousands of borrowers broke
Quoted in the BBC: Loans firm Amigo let off £73m fine
Quoted in the Sun: Update on compensation payments for thousands over high cost loans – will you get cash?
Quoted in the Mirror: Heartless lenders offer Valentine’s Day loans with interest rates over 1,200%
Guest on the LSE IQ podcast: Do we always need to pay our debts?
Quoted in the Sun: Warning over debt rules that could see your credit card being stopped if you don’t act now
On BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester talking about Christmas debts
Quoted in the Times: “There was £12,000 of debt on my credit report – it wasn’t mine”
Quoted in the Sun: Major high-cost loan firm with 150,000 customers on the ‘brink of collapse’
Quoted in Readers Digest: How to get out of debt for good this New Year
On BBC Radio Wales talking about January debts
Guest on the FT’s Money Clinic podcast: What’s your financial new year resolution?
Quoted in the BBC: Energy bills: What do I do if I can’t afford to pay?
Quoted in the Mirror: Amigo Loans customers urged to make claim with just two days left before deadline
Quoted in the Guardian: How the budget affects you: who are the real winners and losers?
Quoted in the Times: We’re slashing our energy usage, so why are our direct debits still rocketing?
Quoted in the Sun: Buy now, pay later warning over Christmas shopping that could lead to horror debt
Quoted in the FT: How not to fix the cost of living crisis
On BBC Radio Solent and BBC South talking about problems with smart meters
Quoted in the Sun: Warning for over half a million on state pension who risk missing out on £324 cost of living payment
Quoted in the Observer: Bank of mum, dad and sister: family members turn to one another in crisis
Quoted in the Sun: EDF Energy slammed for offering customers £100 to switch to pre-payment meters
Quoted in the Guardian: Where will struggling households turn to after UK clampdown on payday lenders?
Quoted in the Sun: Inside the rise of expensive pawnbroking loans – and the affordable alternatives
On BBC Radio Manchester Phone-in on energy bills
Quoted in the Sun: Warning over ‘horrific’ debts for prepayment meter customers that could hit on October 1
Quoted in the Times: Credit Reference Agencies – Flogging debt to the hard up
Guest on the Evening Standard podcast: What happens if you don’t pay your energy bills?
Quoted in yourmoney.com: Thousands threaten to cancel soaring energy direct debits: What are the consequences?
Quoted in Peer To Peer Finance News: The Money Platform users hit with surprise withdrawals
Quoted in The Times: Borrowers at risk of Morses payout cut
Quoted in the Guardian: Insolvency: Thousands of Britons could cut debt as advice changes
Quoted in the Sun: Millions are due refunds on expensive credit cards and payday loans – are you due back cash?
Quoted in the Mirror: Provident confirms payouts for mis-sold loans will hit bank accounts from this week
Guest on FT Money Clinic podcast: Busting the myths about credit scores
Quoted in Yours magazine: “How can I escape debt?”
Quoted in the Sun: The common credit card mistake that could be costing you THOUSANDS
Quoted in MSN news – Warning over simple credit card mistake
Quoted in the Sun: Thousands of Amigo Loan customers one step closer to compensation – are you owed cash?
Quoted in the Guardian: BrightHouse loan customers unlikely to get refunds, say administrators
Quoted in the BBC: Families face debt squeeze as prices keep rising
Guest on Which podcast: How to dodge dodgy debt advice
Quoted in Which?: Provident gives payout update on mis-sold loans – should you appeal?
Quoted in the Times: Provident restarts dividend despite cut to customer damages
On BBC Radio London talking about Benefits and debt help
Quoted in Bristol Live: Supermarket offering microloans of up to £75
Quoted in NHAS: Homeowner’s rights at the end of their mortgage term
Quoted in the Sun: Thousands of Provident customers can cash unused cheques worth £1,000s
Quoted in yourmoney.com: Time’s ticking for Provident borrowers to claim refund
Quoted in the FT: UK regulators warn banks on use of AI in loan applications
Quoted in the Sun: Seven tips to get rid of debt as inflation rises and bills bite
Quoted in the Mirror: TFS Loans collapses into administration
Quoted in the Mirror: Klarna launches new contactless card
Quoted in the Sun: Klarna launches interest-free contactless credit card – but is it any good?
Quoted in Pension Times: Is it worth using Help to Save if I am over 50?
On LBC’s Eddie Maier phone in, answering questions about personal finance
On Radio 4 Moneybox talking about IVA mis-selling
Quoted in the Sun: Four million Provident, Greenwood and Satsuma payday and doorstep loan customers must claim NOW for refunds
Debt Camel readers featured in the Times: Equifax shake-up gifted me a perfect credit score
Quoted in the Mirror: Iceland offering loans worth up to £75 to help families pay for their shopping
Quoted in the iNews: Debt packager firms: A ban on their referral fees seems likely
Quoted in the Observer about overdrafts: If you’ve resolved to improve your finances for the new year …
Quoted in the Guardian: Santander bank pays out £130m in Christmas Day blunder
Quoted in the Sun: Thousands of payday loan and doorstep lending debts written off for Satsuma and Provident customers
Quoted in the Sun: You could get THOUSANDS wiped from council tax debts if you’re really struggling
Quoted in the Mirror: Debt firms to be banned from commission to protect Brits from spiralling charges
Quoted in the Observer: Interest rates may be rising soon. Will your finances stand the strain?
Quoted in the Mirror: ‘My mortgage lender pulled out 48 hours before completion because of last-minute check’
On BBC1’s Rip Off Britain talking about guarantor loans
Featured in the Metro’s Money column – Who to Follow
Quoted in the Mirror: Universal Credit claimants will have to earn extra £50 a week to make up £20 cut
Guest post in Ethical Consumer: Debt advice should be in your best interest, not financially benefit the adviser
Featured in the Mirror: Little-known way to get council tax debt wiped off explained by expert
Featured in the Sun: BILL HELP The little known way to get your council tax debt written off if you’re struggling
Quoted in the Times: Revolut, the digital bank, advances up to half your wages
Quoted in the BBC: Love and money: ‘I borrowed from a friend, it went wrong’
Quoted in Meerkat Your Life: Should anyone ever use Go Fund Me to pay off a debt?
Quoted in the BBC: High Court backs compensation for Provident customers
Quoted in the Sun: Over 4million Provident, Greenwood and Satsuma customers are due a refund on payday and doorstep loans
Quoted in the Sun: Thousands more can write off credit card and loans as debt rules change this week
Quoted in the Sun: LayBuy shoppers can now pay for goods in store using buy-now-pay-later scheme
Quoted in the BBC: Amigo faces collapse after failed bid to cap payouts
Quoted in the Sun: Martin Lewis fan reveals how he saved £2,280 in credit card fees – how you can do it too
Guest on BBC’s MoneyBox talking about Amigo’s Scheme being rejected in court
Quoted in This is Money: Thousands of hard-up Britons could benefit from biggest changes to Debt Relief Orders in years
Quoted in the BBC: Provident Financial withdraws from doorstep lending after 140 years
Quoted in This is Money: Britons struggling with debt can now push the pause button for 60 days
Quoted in Ideal Home: Will the government’s 95 percent mortgage guarantee scheme help first-time buyers?
Quoted in This is Money: Use cashback websites to cut your costs
Quoted in the Observer: Will 95% mortgage scheme give generation rent a foot in the door?
Quoted in This Is Money: Barclaycard tries to defend slashing credit card limits of loyal customers
Quoted in the Mirror: Man sees £13k wiped off his Barclaycard spending limit despite never missing a payment
Quoted in the Sun: How unpaid debts are sold on and could end up costing you HUNDREDS of pounds more
Quoted in the BBC: Provident plan to cap doorstep lending compensation
Quoted in the Sun: Doorstep lender Provident plans to limit compensation claims for mis-sold loans – are you owed money?
Quoted in the Guardian: Doorstep lender warns customers surge in mis-selling claims will break firm
Quoted in This is Money: Britain’s new mis-selling scandal? Guarantor loan complaints surge 3,300% in a year
Quoted in the Sun: Copycat debt firms ‘tricking’ struggling Brits into paying to fix their finances
Quoted in the BBC: Plans to cap fees charged by claims companies
Quoted in the BBC: Amigo Loans: Bid for survival with plan to cap compensation
Quoted in the Guardian: Barclaycard to increase minimum credit card payments in 2021
Quoted in the FT: Can consumers really lead the economy out of recession?
Quoted in the FT: Consumers’ credit complaints jump over summer
Quoted in Autocar: The secret way to escape your PCP agreement
Quoted in the BBC: Sunny payday loan customers may get nothing in payouts
Quoted in This Is Money: The 323,000 borrowers who are still on mortgage and credit card holidays urged to contact lenders
Guest on FT Money Clinic podcast: Should I pay off my credit cards or buy a house?
Quoted in the Times: Repossessions loom as mortgage holidays expire
Quoted in the Observer: Salary advance schemes: lockdown lifesavers or a trap into debt?
Quoted in the BBC’s High-cost lenders using ‘exotic holidays’ to encourage debt
Quoted in the Sun: Brighthouse reopens seven stores to chase debts
Mentioned in Money Saving Expert’s Barclaycard warns customers it may have set credit limits too high
Guest on BBC’s MoneyBox talking about getting a letter from a debt collector about a debt you don’t owe.
Quoted in the BBC’s ’Outrageous’ car loan commission banned
Quoted in Money Expert’s Payday Lender Sunny Falls into Administration
Quoted in the BBC’s Coronavirus: Six money-saving ideas for lockdown and beyond.
Quoted in the BBC’s Coronavirus: Freeze on pawn, payday and car loan payments
Quoted in the Sun: Millions leaving payment holiday requests too late and could ruin credit scores
Quoted in MoneySavingExpert’s Rent-to-own retailer Brighthouse collapses
Quoted in the Observer: Coronavirus outbreak – how will it affect my rights, pay and debts?
Quoted in the Sun: Wonga STILL hasn’t paid out mis-selling compensation despite promising payments by end of February
Quoted in the Sun: Rent-to-own store Brighthouse on the brink of collapse due to surge in compensation claims
Quoted in the Independent: ‘Dark clouds’ for Amigo Loans amid rising compensation costs and loan defaults
Quoted in the Sun: What to do if your credit card lender asks you to pay off more of your debts
Quoted in the BBC’s Wonga borrowers ‘to get just 4.3% of compensation claims’
Mentioned in the Mail: Borrowers sold unaffordable loans by Wonga will find out in days how much compensation they will get
Quoted in the BBC’s Amigo: Sub-prime lender puts itself up for sale
Quoted in the Sun: Almost 8million customers will be worse off by overdraft changes
Quoted in the Observer: How ‘lifestyle’ spending choices are luring a generation into debt
Quoted in the Metro: All the different kinds of debt you need to know about.
QuickQuid going into administration – quoted or linked to in the BBC, Guardian, Evening Standard, the Sun. Also on radio (You and Yours) and TV (BBC News Channel).
Quoted in the BBC’s Wonga’s legacy of nearly 400,000 mis-sold loans
Radio 4’s Moneybox, talking about overdraft fees
Quoted in the Sun: Google is promoting ‘fake’ debt charities
Quoted in the Times: Guarantor loans complaints find a sympathetic ear
Quoted in the Sunday Mirror: The Money Shop customers could end up with just £5 each
Quoted in the Times: Hundreds of jobs under threat as The Money Shop closes stores
Quoted in BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat: Problem debt: People to be given ‘breathing space’
Featured in the Daily Mail: Meet the moan rangers! These five crusaders reveal how to get your money back.
Quoted in the Sun : Simply Be Careful on Loans on how catalogue interest-free 3-month deals can tempt people to over-spend.
Quoted in Observer: Is a cheaper but longer mortgage worth it to get on the ladder?
Quoted in BBC: Payday lender’s collapse to hit borrowers
Quoted in the Sun: Wonga launches new tool for customers to claim compensation for unaffordable loans
Quoted in the Sunday Express (paper edition): Experts slam 100% lender
Radio 4’s MoneyBox, talking about guarantor loans.
Quoted in the Sun: WageDayAdvance and Juo Loans go into administration
Quoted in the Sun: Over 10,000 Wonga customers will miss out on compensation of up to £1,000 for mis-sold payday loans
Quoted in the Sun: Loan firm targeting hard-up Brits in Facebook groups charging up to 306% interest