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You might be interested in the following money information

East Sussex Credit Union

Simple savings and fairer loans for local people. ESCU are a not-for-profit saving and loans co-operative owned by their members. The perfect alternative to high interest lenders, ESCU help people with poor credit ratings or on low incomes – both in work or on benefits – to access manageable loans. They also offer an ethical saving option for members, who know their money will be used to help those in need in the local community.

Hastings and Rother Credit Union

A community based, non profit making, savings and loan organisation. Membership is open to those who live and/or work in the Hastings, St Leonards on Sea and Rother areas. Our 1000+ members regular savings provide a source of funds for those who wish to borrow to do so at a reasonable rate of interest.

Information last updated 20 September 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.