Introduction to Giving Debt Advice

An introduction to giving debt advice, covering the main types of debt and how to help clients with their financial problems.

The course will provide an introduction to giving debt advice for those who are new to advising or those who want to update their knowledge.  We will cover the main types of debt including rent, mortgages, HP, overdrafts, personal loans, credit cards, mail order and store cards, and benefit overpayments.   Trainees will work through the money advice process using examples and exercises

The course will include

  • Main types of debt – rent, mortgage, overdrafts, personal loans, credit cards
  • Why people get into dent
  • When emergency action needs to be taken
  • Liabilities for for a debt
  • Priority / non priority debt
  • Financial statements
  • Negotiating with creditors
  • Other solutions – Bankruptcy, Debt management plans, Debt Relief orders, IVAs etc

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Member organisations: £80

Non-member organisations: £165

Location: Dorchester Library

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Charles Street,
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