£24,300 average debt, finds Prudential
Firm to write-off £414m of debt
One-fifth of under-35s believe they will never be debt-free
IMF to stay on board
What made financial headlines over the weekend?
The world's top financial watchdog and the finance minister of Europe's biggest economy have voiced their concerns over the amount of credit being created in the global financial system.
A quarter of consumers plan to make paying down their debt a priority in the coming year, research by a financial services firm has found.
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A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.
Closed life consolidator Phoenix has comprehensively refinanced its debt to strengthen its balance sheet and better support its growth plans.
The world economy is just as vulnerable to a financial crisis as it was in 2007, with the added danger that debt ratios are now far higher and emerging markets have been drawn into the fire as well, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has warned....
Wonga is to pay more than £2.6m to around 45,000 customers for "unfair and misleading" debt collection practices following an investigation by the regulator.
The Money Advice Service (MAS) has reported a steadily growing customer base in the last year, and said it had reached ten million contacts by the end of 2013.
The Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) has called for clear guidance from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on what it considers to be consumer credit activity and for which activities advisers need to have a licence.
A simple typographical error boosted Spain's 2014 public debt forecast by €10bn (£8.4bn), the government has admitted.
Half of UK adults struggle to keep up with their bills and credit commitments, up from one in three in 2006, research has revealed.
Millionaires cite their three biggest financial regrets as not having a financial plan, not reviewing investments regularly and, finally, taking on too much debt, according to research released today.
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Over a fifth of retirees are taking out equity release loans to clear outstanding mortgages, according to research by Key Retirement Solutions.
The UK's over-55s are working longer as they fall back on their savings to meet living costs, according to research.
About a quarter of over-55s will spend at least two decades of their 'winding down years' saddled with some debt, Aviva research suggests.