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Where to get money advice

Useful websites and organisations that provide advice on money and benefits.

You can also use our directory to find organisations and groups offering support near you.

The Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service is a free impartial service set up by government proving advice, tools and calculators and support online and by phone.

National Debt Line

National Debt Line provides free debt advice and information on all matters relating to debt and dealing with them.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice is a network of charities that offer free confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person.

Citizens Advice also run some sessions at Family Centres.

Money Saving Expert

Money Saving Expert is the UK's biggest consumer website providing information to help cut your bills, find deals and save cash.


Which? the UK’s consumer champion. They’re a not for profit organisation and provide:

  • product reviews
  • advice on consumer rights
  • comparison tools on energy
  • legal advice and phone support for members


GamCare is the leading charity providing information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling. They run the 24/7 National Gambling Helpline 0808 8020 133.

GamCare has also launched Big Deal, a place for young people to find information and support related to gambling, either for themselves or for someone they care about

Local credit unions and community banks

Credit Unions (CU) exist to help people save and provide access to affordable loans. They are 'not-for-profit' organisations owned and run by their members, for their benefit.

They offer child benefit savings, loan plans and payroll deduction schemes.

Swan Community Bank

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Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) produce Insight, a blog-like website featuring expert option and insights into financial matters.