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Debt Advice and welfare rights

Salford Welfare Rights and Debt Advice Service (SWRDAS) is an advice service for people living or working in the city of Salford. If you do not live or work in this area, we can put you in touch with an advice service appropriate to your needs. Advice is available in English, Urdu, Punjabi and Arabic.

Planning your future

This site helps you to plan for your future and understand how the system works, and can help you to make the right choices.

Salford Credit Union

Salford Credit Union is an ethical and affordable savings and loans provider.

Information last updated 06 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.