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Managing your money can be complicated. But it’s better to starting thinking about this now. Here’s some helpful advice on how to organise your money and make it work better for you.

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Advocacy – support available to get your voice heard

Advocacy is where someone helps you to get your views and opinions heard. They can support you to access services if you are unable to do so by yourself.

Affordable Credit

There are a number of affordable credit options available to people in Newcastle who¬†may be able to help you if you’ve been refused credit by other lenders.

Affordable furniture

Furniture can be quite expensive, especially if you are in the process of moving house. There are more affordable options available in Newcastle.

Benefits appeals process

How to make an appeal about your benefits.

Buying or renting ordinary housing

If you decide to move house, you need to find out what type of housing will suit your needs best and what is available.

Carer’s Allowance

is paid to people over 16 and who spend at least 35 hours a week caring for someone with substantial care needs.

Carers Wellbeing Fund

is available for carers to take breaks and opportunities that give them choice, independence and control to improve their health and wellbeing.

Credit Unions

Credit Unions are not-for-profit local organisations which exist to provide a safe, convenient place for members to save money and to get loans and other financial services at reasonable rates.

Dealing with debt

Help is available to manage debt if you need it. This article covers everything from planning your finances, financial help, utility debt and illegal lending.

Equity Release

is one of the options that you could take to release some of your money which is tied up in property.