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Dan BaseFinancial Content Writer

Dan Base worked spent 8 years working for Coventry Building Society before joining money.co.uk as a content writer.

During his time here he put his expertise to good use, covering banking, consumer rights, mortgages and investing.

Dan left money.co.uk in 2019.

How to get free debt help

Getting debt advice could help you pay off what you owe quickly and avoid making your problems worse. Here is how to find the best places to get help with your debts.

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How does credit scoring work?

Your credit score affects any application you make for credit from loans to mortgages to credit cards - but how exactly is your score worked out? We take a look at who decides your credit score and what you can do about it.

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How to do festivals on the cheap

You can have more fun at festivals if you can afford to do everything you want to. Here's how to plan ahead and cut your costs.

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How to complain about your internet, phone or TV provider

If your mobile phone, internet, landline or digital TV provider doesn't give you the service you expect, you'll want to get things sorted as soon as possible. Here's how to escalate things if they won't help.

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How to avoid Europe's biggest travel rip-offs

Whether you go on holiday to top up your tan or broaden your horizons, make sure that money worries do not get in the way of your trip. We spoke to over 2,000 British travellers to find out the biggest rip-offs so you can avoid them and focus on having a great time.

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The ultimate student finance guide for freshers

If you are heading to university this autumn, here is how to make sure you can afford to have fun rather than worrying about the pennies.

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7 questions you must ask before you invest

The thrills and spills of the stock market can be exciting and lucrative, but sometimes it can be hard to know where to start with investments. Ask yourself these 7 questions to work out how and where to invest your money.

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Working from home: how to make your millions in your PJs

Extra comfort, no commute and your boss a safe distance away - working from home sounds great. But do the financial advantages outweigh the drawbacks? We look at if it's right for you.

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How to protect yourself from the tenants from hell

With over 20% of the UK population renting from private landlords, the chances are you will find a tenant keen to look after your property well. However, buy-to-let purchases represent a significant investment which you would be wise to protect. Here's how.

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How Section 21 and eviction work

Around 7 in every 10 notices served under Section 21 are rejected in court due to mistakes or improper conduct. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.

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How to declare yourself bankrupt

If you're in financial trouble and struggling to repay your debts, you might be considering bankruptcy. We look at exactly what declaring yourself bankrupt involves, what the alternatives are and how to work out your best option.

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What to do if your debt management company goes bust

If your debt management company stops trading, you need to make sure you keep up with repaying your debts. Here is what you need to do and where you can get help.

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