debt counselling

debt counselling
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debt counselling UK US UK (US debt counseling) noun [U] FINANCE
the activity of giving people financial help and advice about managing debt, for example, helping them plan better ways to pay back money that they owe: »

Free help is available from debt counselling services.

Compare CREDIT COUNSELLING(Cf. ↑credit counselling)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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