Money Advice 2017-04-05T10:58:33+00:00

Money Advice

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Our Money Advice service aims to help those tenants who feel they need some assistance, to take control of their financial difficulties.

What is Money Advice?  It includes:

  • checking your income and welfare benefit entitlement
  • helping you organise a personal budget
  • giving information about creditors (who you owe money to) and the actions they can take if you do not keep up with payments
  • explaining options for dealing with debts
  • explaining options to reduce fuel and household costs
  • negotiating with creditors on your behalf
  • helping you  to put a repayment plan in place to deal with your debt
  • advising on Money Saving Tips
  • helping you to open a bank account

You can speak to our Financial Inclusion Team, Marion on 01361 885965 (marion.rayner@bhagroup.org.uk) or Sue on 01361 885968 (sue.brown@bhagroup.org.uk)

Universal Credit Budgeting Tool

The following link from the Money Advice Service offers practical support and advice if you are claiming Universal Credit and finding it a struggle to manage your finances monthly.

You can find out how to:

  • Track your spending
  • Keep on top of bills
  • Stay out of debt.

https://obs.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/