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Money and debt advice
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Citizens Advice
Citizens Advice
FAQs and Fact sheet sections on consumer, debt and money matters.

Help with tax
Help with taxGet help if you don’t understand something about your tax e.g. tax returns, allowances and tax codes.

Money Advice Service
Money Advice Service
Click the log to access this free, unbiased and independent service offering wide-ranging financial advice.

National Debtline
National Debtline
Click the logo to access debt advice including a budgeting tool and sample creditor letters.

My money steps
My money steps
Click the logo to use this tool.

Payplan
Free, independent and impartial debt help and advice.
Tax Aid
A charity that helps people on low incomes to understand the tax system, pay only the right amount and help resolve crises when things go wrong.
Consumer advice
Citizens Advice
Citizens Advice
FAQs and Fact sheet sections on consumer, debt and money matters.

Bank safe online
Get advice on online banking and how to spot scams.
Checkatrade
Checkatrade
All Checkatrade members are thoroughly vetted before they are displayed on the website. Click on the logo to search the site.

Money Advice Service
Money Advice Service
Click the logo to access this free, unbiased and independent service offering wide-ranging financial advice.

Money Saving Expert
A consumer advice site, which covers a wide range of areas, e.g. banks, cards, shopping, insurance.
Pension Advisory Service
You can find a wealth of information about pensions, including Voluntary NI contributions and a Pensions timeline.
Trading Standards
Trading Standards
Click on the logo to access KCC Trading Standards advice.

Which? Consumer Rights
Find sample letters, step-by-step guides to how to place a complaint and guidance on relevant legislation.
Money tools
Click on the logos to access the sites.
Banking online
Banking online
The perfect course for anyone who wants the convenience of looking at their balance, making transfers or paying bills online, but are a bit daunted by getting set up. Ask library staff for our Centre ID.

Budget planner
Budget plannerUse this planner to work out how much money you have coming in and what you're spending it on.

Calculators
Calculators
Access easy-to-use calculators to help you budget, save and cut back on costs.

Comparison tables
Comparison tables
Use MA's impartial comparison tables to search for credit cards, mortgages and savings accounts.

Look after the pennies - online
Look after the pennies - online
Put together specifically to assist older people with plan, budget and make sure they're getting all the benefits they're entitled to.

Make Money Work
Make Money Work
A course that can help you create a simple budget, assess your borrowing needs and plan for the future.

Money Health Check
Money Health Check
Take this online Money Health Check and start to make the most of your money.

Online banking simulator
Each bank and building society offers their own website but most should be easy to understand once you have practiced with this simulator.
Safe borrowing and grants
Company giving
Company giving
Click the logo to search 585 companies giving over £850 million.

Comparison tables
Comparison tables
Click the logo for tables to help you compare mortgages, loans, credit cards etc.

Government funding
Government funding
Click the logo to search over £2.3 billion local, regional, national and European sources.

Grants for individuals
Grants for individuals
Click the logo to search 3,500 trusts spending £362 million to fund for welfare and education.

Kent 4 Community
Kent 4 Community
Click the logo to search details of grants and funding available for community groups in Kent.

Kent Savers
Kent Savers
A financial co-operative, running on a not-for-profit basis, aiming to promote saving and loans at reasonable rates.
Click on the logo for access.

Trust funding
Trust funding
Click the logo to search 4,500 trusts and foundations giving around £3.9 billion each year.