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A friend in need…what to do if someone you know is in debt

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Don't let your friend suffer in silence any longer.

Don’t let your friend suffer in silence any longer.

You’ve known for a while now that someone you care about is going through a rough patch with money.  Their face is constantly tight with worry and there’s a stack of bills on their side table. You can’t have a five-minute conversation without their phone ringing, and every time it does they let out a world-weary sigh.

There could be a whole host of reasons why they’re struggling, some you may not even be aware of. Maybe they recently had their hours cut at work, or their partner walked out. It may even be a case of too much retail therapy. You want to help but don’t know how.

That’s where we come in.

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Debt, separation and divorce

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Recently we’ve been looking at how separation and divorce can quickly lead to unmanageable debt. We’ve found that 25 Brits a day contact us with debt problems after separating from their partners.

Taking action early is the key.

  • Identify which debts you are liable for
  • Explain the sitation to your lenders
  • Seek free debt advice

If you’ve got debt problems from a divorce or separation contact us for help. And for more information, read our blogpost The stress when debt and relationships collide.

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