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Reasons Why You Should Write a Valid Will

Reasons Why You Should Write a Valid Will

  No one likes to think about what will happen when they die and this may be a reason why it is estimated that two-thirds of people in the UK die without having made a valid will. By making a will you will ensure that your family and/or friends avoid unnecessary...

Ditch Debt with Dignity Supports Talk Money Week

Ditch Debt with Dignity Supports Talk Money Week

Talk Money Week is an annual campaign, running from the 8th-12th November 2021,  to get the nation talking about money. Each November, individuals in the UK are encouraged to talk about managing money – from pocket money right through to pensions – and celebrate the...

Talk Money Week: Debt and Mental Health

Talk Money Week: Debt and Mental Health

Around one in four adults in the UK experience a mental health issue in any given year. Mental health issues cover a range of experiences, including anxiety and depression, schizophrenia, and phobias, as well as many other conditions. They can also be for short...

DDWD Launch A Volunteering Opportunity

DDWD Launch A Volunteering Opportunity

Volunteering Opportunity: We are looking for people within their workplaces to fly the flag for Ditch Debt with Dignity – a charity that helps people who to the outside world seem to be financially stable but are privately struggling with their finances. As a flag...

DDWD Launch Aviva Community Fundraising Campaign

DDWD Launch Aviva Community Fundraising Campaign

Ditch Debt with Dignity (DDwD) is an Aberdeen based charity which supports people in the surrounding area. Our aim is to support people who are privately struggling with their finances by providing them with free, non-judgemental, discreet, professional advice.  We...

Volunteer Raises money for Ditch Debt with Dignity

Volunteer Raises money for Ditch Debt with Dignity

Our lovely volunteer debt advisor is having a special birthday soon. As it is impolite to discuss a lady's age I will just give you a clue - it begins with 5 and ends with 0 (oy! who said 500!? Though I'm sure she feels it some days lol). To celebrate she is dragging,...

Ditch Debt with Dignity secures Government Funding

Ditch Debt with Dignity secures Government Funding

We are delighted to announce that we have just secured a £35,000 grant from the Scottish Government Debt Advice Levy Fund to strengthen our specialist services that help families and individuals deal practically with financial pressure and establish a healthy...

Money Magic – Know your numbers!

Money Magic – Know your numbers!

Money Magic. Let’s talk about knowing your numbers… how well do you know your finances? First step in building a solid financial foundation is getting to know your numbers inside out.  The 7 key numbers are: 1 Monthly income – your total net monthly income from all...

Redundancy on your mind? Just Breathe…

Redundancy on your mind? Just Breathe…

The last 6 months have been a rollercoaster of emotions for everyone. Taking each day as it comes dealing with uncertainty and change. As COVID-19 continues to impact lives and jobs, the future can seem unclear. For many, it is a scary time. The dreaded invite to a...