Keith White, Author
Experienced DC with 30 years helping others.
Articles by Keith White
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...
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...
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...
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....
RSM Tenon sold to Baker Tilly in pre-pack deal
Troubled accountancy firm RSM Tenon has today (22 August) entered administration, after sole lender Lloyds Bank withdrew its support. Upon the appointmen...
Equifax snap up TDX
TDX Group has been sold to credit reference agency Equifax for £200m. The sale marks the exit of TDX Group’s private equity backer, Investcorp Technology Partners, whic...
RBS pre-tax loss tops £8bn
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has announced a pre-tax loss for 2013 of £8.2bn as it pledged to build a bank which is trusted by customers. In its full-year results...
New mortgage crackdown by lenders
Homebuyers who want a mortgage may have to endure interviews lasting up to three hours with bank staff. New rules mean that from April 26 all customers who apply dire...
Debt management plan left me £500 in arrears as my repayments were swallowed up in fees
Mrs S.I.writes: I was contacted last February by GRF Debt of Manchester and offered a debt evaluation plan that...
FCA orders Harrington Brooks to repay 4,500 customers
Debt management firm Harrington Brooks has been instructed to pay over £185,000 in redress to customers by the Financial Conduct Authority (F...