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Did You Know?
Universal Credit will change the way you receive your benefits.
For most people it will become a single monthly payment, transferred directly into a bank account.
Money Advice Service
Finding it hard to manage your money? The Money Advice Service provides useful online tools and resources to make the most of what you have.
Whether you are saving for a special occasion, a big purchase or building up a fund to help you cope when emergencies arise you can open a savings account at your local Credit Union for as little as £1.
Community Food Co-operatives
A food co-op can provide you with access to affordable, quality fresh fruit, vegetables and salad on a weekly basis at local community venues. Some offer other local produce such as eggs, meat or fish.
Help for Private Renting Tenants
A Credit Union Rent Account is a simple and effective option to help you pay your rent on time. This account will help you budget by setting your rent money aside and paying it direct to your landlord.
StepChange have a 60 second debt check tool if you are worried about your money situation. By answering a few simple questions you get advice on what to do next to improve things.