How to Avoid Bankruptcy

In the UK there are literally thousands of people who are facing financial difficulties and who are trying to figure out how to avoid bankruptcy. In this article I will briefly outline some of the most important aspects of money management that you should bear in mind.

Not making enough money is an extremely important point to endeavor to investigate. Large sums of money can be earned very quickly on the internet or from a part time job. The problem is that very few people have the time and patience to find a decent enough job to earn that money. It may be that your hours at the current job may be cut or you may be working for a smaller employer who is proposing to cut back on pay.

As I stated in an earlier article one of the best ways to avoid bankruptcy is to at least make sure that your income is bigger than your expenditure. People who keep spending money that they do not have is one of the main causes of increasing debt.

Attempting to avoid bankruptcy by living within your means is another vitally important point to endeavor to investigate. Even if you have a great income you must try to avoid going into debt by using every means possible to cut down on expenses.


As I mentioned in a previous article, it is important to be very aware of the prominent consumer debt guidelines to help avoid bankruptcy. There are a number of resources online where you can find a great deal of information regarding consumer debt and how to avoid bankruptcy.

It is a vitally important point to consider if you are currently in financial difficulty. It may be that you have a good deal of debt and that the interest on your credit card bill is extremely high. In this case it may be a good idea to search for a credit card that has a lower rate of interest.

If you are managing to pay off your credit card bills at the moment it is probably a good idea to try and transfer your balance onto a 0% purchase credit card. These cards generally do not have any balance transfer charges attached to them and so the APR does not add any additional cost to your debt.

A vitally important issue to look at is if you should be making any more borrowing. If you should find that your credit cards are being used to pay for essentials such as utility bills or food then you should start looking at ways to reduce your spending.

In order to avoid debt it is said that you should keep your ‘budget in your head’ so that you know where every cent of your income is being spent. It is a vitally important practice to become familiar with.

Try and find a scenario where case you are able to pull in extra income. Try and find something that will pay off your debts in addition to some extra cash.

If you find yourself in a situation where you know that you are going to run out of money at some point you should know exactly how much money you have to spend without having to take the additional step of getting a pay day loan.

Consumer debt in the UK is a worrying practice and it is a real challenge to avoid going bankrupt. If you are struggling in this area then it is advisable that you contact a specialist advisor who can help you to Contrary find the best debt help possible to enable you to get your life back on track.