Keith White

Keith White, Author

Experienced DC with 30 years helping others.

Articles published: 210

Articles by Keith White

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Fee-charging DMPs more likely to fail

Debt management plans (DMPs) created by fee-charging companies are more likely to fail than arrangements that don’t involve a cost, according to research fro... Read more
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Cleardebt revenues up despite reduced IVAs

Debt management firm ClearDebt has today posted a revenue rise of 18% to £9.2m, despite “disappointing” numbers of individual voluntary agre... Read more
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2013 Financial Hangover ?

2013 brings new worries for many across the country waking up to their New Yearfinancial hangover. January sales have been a huge success, however, consumer groupWhich? have r... Read more
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Martine McCutcheon declared bankrupt

Martine McCutcheon, star of Love Actually and once billed as once of Britain’s most successful soap-to-screen stars, has been declared bankrupt. The actress... Read more
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OFT tells 50 payday lenders: get your house in order

The Office of Fair Trading is giving the leading 50 payday lenders, accounting for 90 per cent of the payday market, 12 weeks to change their busine... Read more
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FSA to authorise credit firms from 2013

Consumer credit firms must apply for interim permission to trade from their new regulator from the fourth quarter of this year, the Financial Services Authority... Read more
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Debt Crisis for over-60s

StepChange, the debt advice charity, reported that the over-60s clients that it advises have average debts of £22,999 each, versus an average of £17,635 across all... Read more
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Father dies in a fireball after being hounded by payday loan companies over £1,600 debt

A debt-ridden father doused himself in petrol and turned himself into a human fireball after being harassed for... Read more
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Debt problems may fuel divorce among older couples

Elderly couples who struggle with debt are more than twice as likely to suffer marriage breakdown than those whose finances are steady, research sugge... Read more
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Payday lenders surrender licences after OFT pressure

The regulator has revealed that 10 lenders have exited the payday lending market after it wrote to 50 firms to request they improve their practices.... Read more