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Sean LaPointe

Sean is a freelance writer and journalist based in London who enjoys writing about personal finance and related subjects. He uses personal experience, empirical finance literature and expert insight to provide actionable tips and info that help readers become more financially literate and make better financial decisions.

Where do credit reference agencies get their information?

This is how credit reference agencies get the information that appears in your credit report. More »

Should you pay your kids to do chores?

Sean LaPointe explores whether parents should pay kids for household chores. More »

What to do when debt collectors keep calling

Here's what to do when you keep getting those annoying calls from debt collectors. More »

What is a debt relief order?

A simple explanation of what a debt a relief order is, who can apply for one and how much it costs. More »

Should you buy bitcoin with your credit card?

You can now easily buy bitcoin from several exchange platforms using your credit card, but should you actually do it? More »

How to decide whether you should switch your credit card

Here's how to figure out whether it's time to switch your current credit cards. More »

5 tips for avoiding 0% balance transfer traps

These tips might help you avoid common balance transfer traps which can in the long run prove to be quite expensive for you. More »

5 ways to pay off your credit card debt once and for all

An excessive credit card debt can be discouraging, but you can pay it off once and for all using this plan. More »