2015’s personal insolvency figures, issued today, Friday 29 January 2016, show that the number of people becoming insolvent is continuing to go down. In particular, bankruptcy, the most onerous and least forgiving formal debt solution continues to drop in usage.…
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Should bankruptcy costs be a flat fee or vary according the debt incurred? POLL
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Andrew Smith looks at the latest personal insolvency figures from the Insolvency Service and concludes that times are getting harder for bankrupts, despite the overall drop in people choosing this debt solution.
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R3 are calling on the government to consider raising this threshold to £3,000. Vote in a poll to express your view at which level they should be set.
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New guidelines are changing the conditions for people who are made bankrupt. The general feeling is that these guidelines will make life a lot more difficult for bankrupts and for some people highlight IVAs as an alternative debt solution.
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These days, our children seem to have the need for every modern gadget on offer. With the desire to own so many of these items, the question has to be asked, how well have our children learnt the lessons of the recession? Have they experienced the harsh realities of the credit crunch enough to equip themselves with the right financial know how, to budget for their own better future?
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