Money advice

When the changes to benefits take place it will be important for you to manage your finances.

Here are a number of services to help you with your money:

 

Welfare Reform calculator

Our Welfare Reform calculator can help you find out how you will be affected by these changes. By answering some simple questions about your household and your income, we will be able to tell you if and how welfare reform affects you.

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Benefits calculator

We want to make sure that you are receiving all of the benefits you are entitled to. Our simple Benefits Calculator will assess your circumstances and tell you what benefits you should be receiving.

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Budget calculator

This simple budget calculator will help you work out how much money you have available each month.

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Debt advice

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Benefits advice

Directgov has introduced a facility which allows anyone to check online their potential entitlement to many benefits and tax credits.

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Financial healthcheck

Whatever the situation with your finances, it’s good to know where you stand and that you are making the most of what you have. The health check, a new online money planner from the Money Advice Service, is for everyone.

The Money Advice Service is independent and it’s here to help everyone understand and manage their money better.

It takes just ten minutes to answer some straightforward questions and the health check will give you a personalised action plan which identifies the top three things you can do to make the most of your money right now, and to plan for future goals.

Best of all - it’s free and it’s unbiased. The Money Advice Service won’t recommend a particular product or provider or try to sell you anything.

Take the health check now.

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Price comparison services

This is money provide independent advice and compare a variety of services such as bank accounts, insurance, utilities and broadband.

Uswitch offer a similar service covering utilities, bank accounts, insurance and communication products.

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Energy suppliers

EquiPower is the UK's only not-for-profit energy supplier.

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We can help you

For information or advice about changes to benefits contact our Welfare Reform team:

Call: 020 7926 3895 or 020 7926 1939

Email: Citenquiries@lambethliving.org.uk

In person: at one of our rent surgeries