Help with the cost of living
Right now, there seems to be a never-ending narrative around the rise in living costs which, for many, might leave us feeling uncertain about our financial futures. There is so much help, advice and support out there, but it’s just knowing where to look for this.
Here, you’ll find information on what support is there for you, hints, tips, and tricks on how to make your money go further as well as expert financial guidance from our friends at Wesleyan, all to help you manage your money better and create financial fitness and resilience.
Financial Budgeting Tools
Money helper: pension calculator
How much do you need in retirement and how much are you going to have? Those are the questions Money helpers’ pension calculator will help you answer.Read Now
Mental health and money advice
Clear, practical advice and support for people experiencing issues with mental health and money.Read Now
Citizens Advice: Get help with the cost of living
Check out what help you might be eligible to receive from the Government or your local council to afford the essentials.Read Now
Money Helper budget planner
Money Helpers’ budget planner is an effective tool to help you keep track of where your money is being spent and how much you’ve got coming in.Read Now
Economic turbulence – what should dentists be doing in response
Iain Stevenson, Head of Dental at Wesleyan Financial Services, shares considerations on how to keep your finances stable during times of market volatility.Read Now
Podcast – Spring Budget and changes to pension allowances
In this podcast, Paul Barnfather, Specialist Financial Adviser from Wesleyan Financial Services, talks about the 2023 Spring Budget and how the changes to Annual and Lifetime Allowances will impact those planning for retirement.Listen now
Q3 market commentary
Read the expert opinion from our friends at Wesleyan on what’s happening in the market and how it affects you.Read Now
Listen to certified financial coach Catherine Morgan chatting to our friends at Wesleyan to explain how your current financial behaviours and spending habits can impact your future finances and how to take positive steps now to secure your money.Listen Now
Ways to Save Money
How to save on insurance as the cost-of-living increases
Insurance is something that can often be overlooked when budgeting. Kabir Ahmed, Commercial Manager at Wesleyan, looks at ways you can save on your insurance costs.Read Now
103 frugal living tips that will save you thousands
Being resourceful with our finances and saving money is key for many of us right now, especially those with a family. Becoming ‘frugal’ is a good way to do this and here are some excellent tips to do just that from Savings 4 Savvy Mums. These tips could save you thousands.Read Now
Money Saving Expert: cost of living help page
Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis, shares all the cost of living budgeting help and advice you need to feel in control of your money in the bank and in your wallet.Find Out More
Coping with the rising cost of living
With prices rising steeply, visit stepchange.org where you can find out what one-off payments are available, how you can reduce the impact of the crisis on your finances and where to go for help and support.Read Now
Ways to Save on Energy
Energy saving tips and tricks
Read Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis’ commonly asked questions he put to specialists at the Energy Saving Trust on how to save on your energy bills this winter.Read Now
6 budget-friendly tips to save on your energy bills
Energy-saving efficiency measures don’t have to be expensive. Here, which.co.uk, provide their favourite cheap and free ways to help lower your bills.Read Now
Struggling with energy costs?
Energy prices are already at an all-time high and will leave many struggling. This guide from Martin Lewis covers all the help available right now and where to go for one-on-one support.Read Now
Energy saving tips checklist
Read Martin Lewis, Money Saving Expert, round-up of tips on how to cut your energy usage, including simple changes to your boiler and appliance settings you can make to save large, mixed in with some thrifty crowd-sourced tips.Read Now
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