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You might be interested in the following money information

Cumbria Advice Network

You will find debt and money advice on this site with a list of other helpful organisations.

Cumbria Credit Union

This site offers services such as savings accounts and affordable loans to their members. A credit union can help you “save and borrow” at a guaranteed rate. Cumbria currently has six credit unions.

Cumbria Debt Management

On this debt management site you will find the best possible advice tailored to your specific needs.

Cumbria Support Directory

On this site you will find advice and information on money, debt, benefits, pensions, charges for social care services, concessions and funeral costs.

Debt Advice

If you are in debt you need to take action quickly. Explore this site for gaining independent advice in order to address any problems you may have.

University of Cumbria Money Doctors

Explore tips and advice on how to manage your finances while you are a student. Plan your budget, cut your spending, money doctors will help.

Information last updated 28 February 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.