Personal finances and budgeting

Personal finances and budgeting

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Managing your money effectively can better can really pay off. Learning to budget can help you stay on top of your bills. By setting a budget you might be able build up some savings in case of unexpected expenses or to put them towards your pension, your next car or a trip away.

For advice on budgeting

Money Helper have a beginners’ guide to budgeting and this budget planner:

Budget Planner

The Mix also offer a short course (8 X 10 minutes) on budgeting, financial knowledge, independent living, digital finance skills & debt prioritisation.

Help and advice about benefits 

Money Helper have information on where to get help and advice about benefits, as well as advice on food bank access and housing.

They also have a Money Manager for Universal Credit claimants.

For further help and support, please contact