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  • CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) is having horrific consequences across the world, causing loss and grief to hundreds and thousands of people, as well as having a financial impact on millions. As the UK lockdown continues, some people may wonder if there are ways to help them to......

  • There’s been a rapid rise in demand for a type of loan to families who repay using their Child Benefit, Radio 4’s Money Box has learned. Several credit unions say they are seeing much greater demand for what they call “family loans”, where a parent...

  • Credit unions are community savings and loan cooperatives, where members pool their savings to lend to one another and help to run the credit union. A cooperative is an organisation which is owned by and run for the benefit of the members who use its......

  • Wiltshire’s Citizens Advice service is bracing itself for a large influx of debt related calls at the end of January. It is expecting around 300 people to seek advice for debt concerns, including council tax arrears, rent arrears, credit card debt, and utility bill debt.......

  • Wiltshire and Swindon Credit Union (WASCU) has joined forces with the England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) to use proceeds of crime money as an incentive to encourage people across Wiltshire and Swindon to save, and to rise awareness of the dangers of borrowing from......