Coronavirus updates - Managing Your Money
Go to Citizens Advice England to check what to do if you can't pay your bills because of Coronavirus. You'll also find a section on the Cambridge City Council website about Coronavirus: Financial support for residents.
Getting the best deals
- I’m not sure I’m receiving the best deal from my energy supplier. What can I do?
- How do I make sure that I get a mobile phone deal that is right for me?
- I am a student, and was wondering what deals I am entitled to?
- I struggle to make sure that I pay for essentials each month. Is there a tool I can use?
- How can I spend less on my weekly food shop?
- What can I quickly stop spending money on in order to save more?
- I am pregnant. How do I work out how much money I will need for the baby?
- Don't know where I stand with my money. How can I run my Money Health Check?
- How can I manage my money better while I am on Universal Credit?
- How can I save some money or get discounts while I am on disability benefits?
Saving/ borrowing money
- How do I choose a savings account?
- I need to borrow some money. How do I go about this?
- What are credit unions and how can they help me save and borrow?
- What is ‘Help to Save’ and who is it for?
- What is the lifetime ISA?
- What are the different types of pension?
- When can I afford to retire?
- I want to cash in my pension pot. What do I need to consider?
- My partner or other family member is trying to control how I access and/or use my money. What can I do?
- What is Council Tax for? How much will I pay and how shall I save for this?
- Will I be affected by Tax Credit cuts?
- How can I complain about a financial product or service?
- How can I make sure that I am spending money safely online?
- How can I sell unwanted items online for extra money?
- How do I make sure that my family is provided for if I die?
If you are still unable to find the answer to your question, you can now email us via our web based form below.
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