Keith White, Author
Experienced DC with 30 years helping others.
Articles by Keith White
The average household is £13,000 in debt (excluding mortgages). The average credit card debt is £2504 according to the Money Charity (March 2017). If we’re fortunate enou...
Could an IVA be the answer?
One of the serious consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic is that more and more people are going to find themselves in serious debt. Not that personal debt and insolvency was...
What can I do about my IVA during lockdown?
The key information recently provided by the Insolvency Service suggests that help is on hand for those struggling with IVA payments during the current Coron...
Can I still apply for an IVA in lockdown?
The Insolvency Service has just issued guidelines on the impact of the Coronavrus and those looking at IVA's (or other insolvency debt solutions). Contrary to...
Coronavirus and the future
It feels like we are existing in a bubble at present with isolations, lockdowns and everywhere closed. Some have speculated that coming out of this crisis, whenever that shou...
Coronavirus and my IVA
The coronavirus is creating plenty of problems for everyone – not least those in IVA’s. If you find yourself in a position where you can’t make your regular IVA...
Coronavirus and my debt
Clearly we are living in unsettling times. Unprecedented lockdown requirements followed by uncertain employment status has led many to seek further financial help. And help in f...
The cost of an IVA
There are always fees involved in an IVA. The Insolvency Practitioner is a professional who needs to be paid. Time and expertise are required in ascertaining the facts of an individ...
Too proud to seek help? A personal story.
My story began several years ago when my wife had to give up work with a serious back complaint, at that time I had one son in university and another son just...
Things I wish I had been taught
Money management should be an essential part of our school curriculum. Thrust out into the world with its bewildering choices and endless opportunities, we need some pre...