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You might be interested in the following money information

Age UK Cheshire - Money Matters

Age UK Cheshire’s Money Matters project aims to provide older people with the skills, confidence and ability to manage their own money and bills more effectively. This is to enable them to live more independently and be free from the threat of debt, financial abuse and doorstep crime.

Debt solutions and advice

Local organisations and agencies offering support and advice to those in financial difficulty. Includes Debt Advice Network and Step Change Debt Charity.

West Cheshire Credit Union

West Cheshire Credit Union is a local financial co-operative run and controlled by its members who either live, work study or volunteer within Cheshire. They are a local, not for profit community based organisation which offers different savings accounts such as regular saver, Christmas saver and junior saver. They also offer safe and affordable loans.

Information last updated 14 August 2017

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.