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You might be interested in the following money information

Advice Southampton

Advice Southampton is designed to be the place to come if you need to know where to find advice in the city. We offer clear guidance on a range of needs and guide you to the organisation which can best help you.

Frontline Debt Advice

Frontline is based mainly the South of England, and serves the community by providing expert assistance to those who are disadvantaged by the burden of debt, often through no fault of their own. We also specialise in offering independent, expert benefit advice.

Move Your Money

f you’re unhappy with your bank, this site makes it easy to switch accounts. And even if you think you are happy, you probably won’t be after visiting Move Your Money, which highlights the failings of the big five UK banks, rating them for honesty, customer service and their impact on the economy. There are options for switching particular types of account, including current, savings and ISA, and reminders of recent banking outrages.

Information last updated 05 November 2015

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.