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Find out more about credit and how you can improve your financial situation to get the things you want out of life

Saving for your wedding with a bad credit report

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Are you trying to save for a wedding but finding it tough due to bad debts hanging over your head? It'll pay to sort your finances before you set a date for the big day.

Setting (and sticking to) a budget tailored to your needs

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Have you struggled to create a budget that you can stick to before? It's not about restricting yourself, it's about knowing where your money is going.

The unexpected factors that can affect your credit history

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Do you know what information can be included on a credit score? There's more on that report than you might have thought. Is it affecting you?

Could a poor credit report make it harder to buy a home?

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A good credit report is important for everything from business funding to mortgage lending. Could a bad credit report stop you from buying your first home?

Is using a credit repair company really worth it?

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Are you thinking of taking on the services of a credit repair company?Ensure you know what free methods are available to you before paying their expensive fees.

3 credit card mistakes that might be adding to your bill

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Is your credit card debt racking up faster than expected? You could be the victim of one of these three common card-bearer mistakes.

3 things to teach your children about credit awareness

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Are you credit-savvy? What about your kids? Check out these three things that everybody should be teaching their children about credit safety.

What to do if you have been declined credit

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If you have been declined credit it can be a frustrating experience. Here are three simple steps you can take to find out why and to make improvements to apply in the future.