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External internet links

If you require any further information following our programme on mortgages and the housing market, you may find the following internet links useful.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

Money Advice Trust

A charity offering free, independent, impartial help with debt problems.

Tel: 020 7489 7796

Consumer Credit Counselling Service

The CCCS is a registered charity which aims to assist people who are in financial difficulty by providing free, independent, impartial and realistic advice.

The CCCS freephone helpline is open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 2pm on Saturday.

Tel: 0800 138 1111

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice provides free, confidential, and independent advice from over 3,200 locations.

Advice is available face-to-face, by telephone, and sometimes by e-mail. Most bureaux offer home visits.

National Debtline

National Debtline is a national telephone helpline for people with debt problems in England, Scotland and Wales. The service is free, confidential and independent.

Helpline: 0808 808 4000

FSA Consumer Helpline: Monday to Friday - 8am to 6pm (excluding Bank Holidays)

Telephone - 0300 500 5000*

Typetalk - 18001 0300 500 5000*

From overseas - +44 20 7943 0500 (main switchboard)

* Whatever tariff you're on, the cost of an 0300 number is the same as calling a normal phone number. If your calls are free, then it's free, even from mobiles


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