If you’re facing personal financial problems, it’s important to know where to go for help that you can trust. That means speaking to an independent advisor who can give you options, and help you make the right decisions for your situation.
In your search for debt and bankruptcy help or information about debt consolidation, you may come across unregulated, unlicensed advisers. Some advisors provide untrustworthy advice, purposely targeting vulnerable people in times of financial crisis and pressure.
Don’t be caught off guard, learn how to identify signs of dodgy debt advice. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
If you are in debt and need help to work out what to do, there are a number of options for dealing with unmanageable debt.
Video: Untrustworthy debt advisors
Who to contact
For more information about who to contact for genuine debt advice, visit Get help with debt decisions.