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Charity urges couples to talk money - and gives tips

calendar07 January 2016

The topic of finances is famed for causing relationship rifts but a debt counselling agency is recommending we all get talking about money early in 2016.

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Christmas comes early for thousands in poverty

calendar17 December 2015

Churches have created and delivered more than 3,000 Christmas hampers to people in need across the UK.

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43,000 expected to go without heating this Winter, says CAP

calendar08 December 2015

Tens of thousands face a cold Winter in arrears on unfair pre-payment meters.

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CAP in the news

Stevenage Comet - 24 January 2016

‘I was drowning in debt, but they were my lifeline’ - client thanks CAP Read the article here.

BBC Radio 4 - Something Understood - 24 January 2016

CAP's founder John Kirkby discusses attitudes to poverty with Mark Tully. Read the article here.

The ITV Martin Lewis Money Show - 22 January 2016

Martin Lewis talks about credit cards, tackling debt and then plugs CAP 11 minutes into the programme Read the article here.

Plymouth Herald - 06 January 2016

Plymouth charity urges families to avoid arguments by discussing debt Read the article here.

Winsford Guardian - 04 January 2016

MP Fiona Bruce's support of CAP's Poor Pay More campaign Read the article here.

UTV - 30 December 2015

One mother who has spent the last four years in the red sought help with her finances and is urging others to do the same. Read the article here.

Western Gazette - 17 December 2015

Natasha and her family say what it means to receive one of CAP's Christmas Hampers Read the article here.

Church Times - 11 December 2015

CAP's Poor Pay More report into the injustice of Pre-Payment Meters. Read the article here.


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