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Bristol Debt Help & Money Advice

See if you qualify to get 80% of your debts written off. Talk to one of our debt experts to see if you meet the criteria to qualify to enter a scheme of arrangement to legally reduce your debts with your creditors. Become one of the thousands who have benefitted from the service we provide.

Debt Advice Foundation

Debt Advice Foundation is a registered national debt advice and education charity offering free, confidential support and advice to anyone worried about loans, credit and debt. Because we’re a debt charity, you can be sure that the advice we provide is impartial and based solely on what is best for you. If you have a debt problem, Debt Advice Foundation can help you understand which options are available to you and will recommend the debt solution that is right for your situation.

Help with money and debt problems

Information and help if you’re struggling to manage your money or have debt problems. Preventing money problems Local services that can give you advice about budgeting and money management: •Cashpoint project (for young people up to the age of 25, who live in social rented housing) •Pennywise (for people aged 25 and over) •MoneySmart on North Bristol Advice Centre website (for people in North Bristol. ) •Talking Money (free, independent services in the south west)

Information last updated 22 December 2016

National information

Bank safely online

Get advice on online banking and how to spot scams. This site reassures you about security measures in place and recommends care and vigilance.

Citizens Advice

Useful advice on a range of issues and there FAQs and Fact sheet sections on Consumer and Debt and money matters. You can find out what best to do in a number of difficult situations. 

Income tax

All you need to know from GOV.UK rates and allowances, relief and refund.

Money advice service

This is a free, unbiased and independent service offering wide-ranging financial advice. You can use the Tools section for handy video and print guides, as well as to carry out a money health check or set out a budget plan.

Money saving expert

A consumer advice site, fronted by Martin Lewis, which is up-to-date, covers a wide range of areas, e.g. banks, cards, shopping, insurance. You may benefit from offers updated almost daily and you can sign up for a weekly e-mail service.

National Debtline

This debt advice charity provides confidential free impartial advice on managing debt and personal budgeting. Use the My Money Steps tool to view the useful and reassuring introductory video and a range of FAQs.

Pensions advisory service

You can find a wealth of information about pensions, including Voluntary National Insurance contributions and a Pensions timeline.