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Quoted in the Sun: Thousands more can write off credit card and loans as debt rules change this week – how it works
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 as charities give new Government respite scheme cautious welcome
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 as it faces an angry backlash against baffling cuts of more than 90%
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 and dethrone PPI as Britain’s most hated financial product
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 as the payment freeze ends in nine days
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, Radio 4 News).
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