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Top 5 debt and money news stories in March

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The Spring Budget, zero hour contracts and a 30-year low in homeownership were just some of the biggest debt and money-related news stories this month.

Alongside that there’s news that families in England and Wales are spending more on their bills than food…

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How to budget on a fluctuating income

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Whether you’re working flexible hours because it suits your lifestyle or you’ve been unable to find a full time contract, living off a fluctuating income can be a challenge.

Not knowing what your take home pay will be each week or month can make budgeting difficult, and sometimes this uncertainty can push you into debt. Here we talk about how you can budget even when you’ve got a fluctuating income.

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How to turn your hobby into a business!

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Turn your hobby into a business

Turn your hobby into a business

In a recent article I wrote about how there are two ways to improve your finances; either cut back on your spending or look at how to make more money. There are only so many ways you can decrease your costs, so I thought it might be worth looking at how to increase your income.

A way to do this is to start a business in your spare time doing something you enjoy.

This can be daunting. There’s a lot to learn and it can take a lot of hard work to get things started. But you’ll be doing something you enjoy and making some money at the same time.

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More help for the self-employed in Debt Remedy

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Debt Remedy for the self-employed

Debt Remedy for the self-employed

This weekend saw the launch of our latest Debt Remedy initiative – the introduction of new features to support more of our self-employed clients.

As the demand for online debt advice increases we’re constantly looking for ways to support a greater number of clients through our online advice  tool Debt Remedy.

Previously, only self-employed clients who knew how much they could take from their business as a regular wage could use Debt Remedy. Continue reading »

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