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Money

You might be interested in the following money information

Coping with debt

Find here a factsheet to use to help with debt. It will explain how you can tackle debt successfully, and take you through the procedures you need to find out if you can help yourself, or whether you need to take further advice on how to manage debt.

HertSavers Credit Union

HertSavers is a credit union set up to help people who live and work in Hertfordshire manage their finances. It is a community based financial co-operative offering a range of savings accounts and affordable loans to its members. HertSavers is a non-profit organization run by volunteers.

Money advice from Hertfordshire County Council

Five pages of individual factsheets from the Money Advice Unit, covering many topics on how to manage your money successfully. Includes information on bailiffs, the capability for work questionnaire (ESA50), bankruptcy, credit unions, individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs), and much more.

Information last updated 02 November 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.