The Money Advice Trust (MAT) said that by last month its National Debtline service was handling one call about payday loan problems every seven minutes that lines were open.
What does MAT stand for?
MAT stands for Money Advice Trust (UK; est. 1991)
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Joanna Elson, chief executive of the Money Advice Trust that runs the debt helpline added: "Payday loans have a habit of making a bad situation worse.
Joanna Elson, chief executive of charity the Money Advice Trust (MAT), said the lower bankruptcy figures are not necessarily a good sign as many people simply cannot afford to go bankrupt.
Debt advice charity Money Advice Trust claims its National Debtline has seen a significant jump in the number of people seeking help with fuel debts since it started recording figures in 2004.
The number of people calling us for help with water debts has been sharply increasing over the past few years," said Joanna Elson, chief executive of the Money Advice Trust.
The Money Advice Trust survey predicts a further sharp rise in the demand for debt advice in the first half of this year.
4 million the previous year, the study by the Money Advice Trust has shown.
LONDON, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Barclaycard has partnered with debt advice charity the Money Advice Trust to launch My Money Steps, a new interactive online tool to help the growing numbers who need debt advice.