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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.

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.

First Contact Newcastle Referral Scheme

offers free support from local organisations who could help you to stay safe, healthy and independent in your own home for longer. Complete the online form here for help.

Getting advice about your finances

when you’re thinking about how to spend or save your money financial advice is really important. Here’s more information on where to find advice and what advice will suit your needs best.

Help with health costs

Most NHS services are free, however there are charges for some things. You may be entitled to free treatment or help with some of these health costs.

Help with heating problems and how to pay for them

There are several organisations that can provide help and advice to ensure that your home has adequate heating and insulation to meet your needs.

Identity theft

is a crime where criminals steal your personal details and use them to open bank accounts, get credit cards, loans, state benefits, or identity documents.