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Debt help resource launched to support people in financial crisis
10Jan

Debt help resource launched to support people in financial crisis

In the wake of the COVID pandemic and with the furlough support scheme ending in September 2021, it’s likely that more people than ever will be struggling with financial pressures. In a bid to deliver critical support in a confidential and compassionate manner, debt support and advice charity Ditch Debt with Dignity has launched a […]

Reasons Why You Should Write a Valid Will
15Nov

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 legal and financial problems at […]

Ditch Debt with Dignity Supports Talk Money Week
05Nov

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 work done by thousands of organisations to build financial wellbeing […]

Talk Money Week: Debt and Mental Health
05Nov

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 periods of time or last much longer. It’s also important to […]

DDWD Launch A Volunteering Opportunity
30Aug

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 flyer, you could be: – Putting the charity forward as […]

DDWD Launch Aviva Community Fundraising Campaign
11Aug

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 offer clients a realistic plan in place to repay their debts. In addition, we work […]

Volunteer Raises money for Ditch Debt with Dignity
17May

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, oops sorry, she […]

Ditch Debt with Dignity secures Government Funding
17Dec

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 financial foundation. This boost in funding, sits in line with our long-term strategy to raise […]

Money Magic – Know your numbers!
05Oct

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 sources. 2 Fixed monthly costs – total fixed monthly payments – usually direct debits […]

Redundancy on your mind? Just Breathe…
23Jun

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 Teams meeting about a “restructure”. Being told […]