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8 Tips To Avoiding Christmas Debt

Avoid getting into debt this Christmas Christmas debt is a serious problem in the UK. A third of people in Britain borrow money each year to buy Christmas presents. This is nearly 17 million people. 2.3 million people will miss a regular payment of rent, electricity or another vital service in order to pay for […]

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Spring Clean Your Finances

Improve your finances with a financial health check Spring has sprung, the sun is shining. There’s no better time to spring clean your finances. Here, we’re sharing 10 tips to improve your finances. Also, at East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau, you can speak to the Money Talk Team for free. So let’s get your finances […]

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Mastercard credit card fees

Do you use Mastercard credit cards? Mastercard has warned that its credit card fees may rise by the end of 2021 for online purchases from the EU.

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Ways to Finance a Car

Buying a car is a big deal. It’s a lot of money for one purchase, but for many, owning a car is vital for them to get to work, pick up the children or just to get out and enjoy Scotland. But even if you have the cash to hand, is that the best way to finance a car? Or should you take out a loan and, if so, from where?

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