Category: Money matters

Money matters pigMoney is needed to buy essentials like food, water, gas and electric. It is also needed to pay for your rent or mortgage. All in all, money is pretty important to day to day life. On this page, Disability Medway Network will have links to different money groups which can provide advice on money matters from saving, loans, and benefit claims to protect yourself fraud and scams.

Turn2us                                                                      Medway credit union

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Money Saving Expert                                               The Money Advice Service



Turn2us is a national charity providing practical help to people who are struggling financially. Anyone can be a missed pay-cheque, illness or bereavement away from a real financial crisis, which is why we can help you find the support you need to get back on track.


There Benefits Calculator takes less than 10 minutes to complete and it will tell you which means-tested benefits you may be entitled to, including tax credits.


Medway credit union

Medway credit union

Like all credit unions, of which there are hundreds in the UK, we are a financial co-operative; owned, controlled and run by the members. We save together to provide a pool of money from which members can apply for a loan at affordable rates. Money saved with the credit union is protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.



Money Saving Expert

MoneySavingExpert is the UK’s biggest consumer website, with about 16 million users a month. The site’s dedicated to cutting your bills and fighting your corner with journalistic research, cutting-edge tools and a massive community – all focused on finding deals, saving cash and campaigning for financial justice.

“The average person in the UK can give themselves the equivalent of a 25% pay rise by being an active, savvy consumer and shifting to the very best deals. This site’s here to show you how. To get started, see the Money Makeover guide.”


The Money Advice Service

the Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service is an organisation established with cross Government party support, that provides free and impartial advice on money and financial decisions to people in the United Kingdom. It is an independent organisation whose statutory objectives are to enhance the understanding and knowledge of people about financial matters (including the UK financial system) and to enhance their ability to manage their own financial affairs. The service provides free money advice and guidance online and by telephone.

The Money Advice Service also has a useful Budget Planner

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