Bolton's Money Skills Service - Managing money the sensible way.
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Useful links

Local Bolton services

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Credit Reference Agencies

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Money advice and consumer links

  • Business Debtline - free, confidential and independent advice for self-employed people and small businesses. 
  • Christians Against Poverty - debt counselling charity. 
  • Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) - specialist free advisory service. 
  • Credit Action - has a useful budgeting advice and debt management area on the website. 
  • Direct.Gov (Money) - for information about money, tax and benefits. 
  • Direct Gov (Pensions) - includes information on all aspects of pensions. 
  • Financial Services Ombudsman - for complaints about financial services. 
  • Martin Lewis - general information on saving money and getting the best deals. 
  • Money Advice Service - financial advice on everyday money, cards and loans, mortgages and homes, insurance, tax and benefits, savings and investments and pensions and retirement. 
  • Money Matters to Me - an excellent online practical guide to family finance. 
  • National Debtline - providing free confidential and independent telephone advice and support to people in debt in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. 
  • Payplan - free confidential advice on debt problems including debt management plans and IVAs. 
  • TaxAid - offers free tax advice to people in financial need, providing telephone helpline and appointments. 

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Trust/grant funds

  • Charis Grants - administers grants on behalf of their clients to help those in financial difficulty. 
  • United Utilities Trust Fund - an independent grant making trust. People unable to meet the cost of water charges and who live in the United Utilities area can apply for help. 
  • Turn2us - helps people access the money available to them - through welfare benefits, grants and other financial help. 

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Television

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Other national advice services

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