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You might be interested in the following money information

Citizens Advice Oxfordshire

The Citizens Advice service aims to provide the advice people need for the problems they face, and to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives The service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. It values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.

Oxfordshire Credit Union

Anyone who lives or works within the county of Oxfordshire can join OCU. And even if you move away from Oxfordshire you can still remain a member. All you need to do when you join is to start saving a regular amount each month. Members of Oxfordshire Credit Union who have been saving for more than three months can take out personal loans. In most cases the interest on the loan will be no more than 2% per month (26.8APR).

Oxfordshire Homeless Pathways

Oxford Homeless Pathways provides a range of services for homeless and recently homeless people aged 22+. They help people tackle the issues that have led them to become homeless and to build confidence, develop new skills and put in place plans to change their lives.

Oxfordshire Welfare Rights

Oxfordshire Welfare Rights (also known as “The Barton Project”) are experts on social security and tax credit law They provide a full advice service including representation for individuals at appeal tribunal hearings.

Information last updated 28 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.