Is a list of all the money you receive and all the things you spend money on every month.
Making a budget is the first step towards taking control of your finances and getting your situation back on track. Budgeting helps you to see where your money is going, so it’s easier to make sure that you’ve covered all of the things you need to pay for. Budgeting advice from Step Change
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Step change has got lots of practical debt information and advice on money and budgeting, plus useful tips on boosting your income, saving for a rainy day and how to keep in control of your finances.
We’re here to help with a range of debt calculators and tools – all available online so you can get the support and advice you need, when you need it.
If you are struggling with bills or worried about debt you don’t need to struggle alone. You can get advice from Citizens Advice online, over the phone, or by contacting your local Citizens Advice office.
Money management for people with disabilities
Dosh is a financial advocacy service that supports people with a learning disability to be more independent and have more control over their finances. Dosh also provides some useful resources.
The Money Advice Service contains a whole range of information about if you become ill or disabled as well as Money saving tips and discounts for disabled people.
Scope also provide information and advice about managing money.
Mental health and money issues
Rethink Mental Illness provides support and information for people living with mental health conditions. Visit their website www.rethink.org (which has a section on mental health and money issues).
MIND also provide information on money and mental health.
Money issues for people with a learning disability
Mencap is a national charity for people with a learning disability. Visit their website www.mencap.org.uk (which includes information about money issues for people with a learning disability and their families) or call them on 0808 808 1111.
Cost of Living support
For help, advice and support with cost of living