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You might be interested in the following money information

Harlow Save Co-op

Affordable and accessible financial services for all who live or work in Harlow.

Holdfast Credit Union

Credit union based in Witham with over 20 years experience that offers accounts for adults and childrens.

Living Well Essex

Find information about how to manage your money, about how to cope with debt, and about ways to save money on your household bill.

Pension Wise

Book an appointment for free impartial guidance on options for your defined contribution pension, if you are 50 or over. In partnership with Essex CAB.

Information last updated 30 August 2018

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.