Over half a million people every year in the UK struggle with problem debt. Here are some ways to bring it under control.
Free My Meal was set up in 2020 during lockdown, it aims to put together those who can provide a meal with those who need one.
If you are the parent or carer responsible for a child under 6 years old in Scotland, then you may be eligible for the Scottish Child Payment benefit. This is £10 per week for every child under 6 that you care for.
been as free to do the things we used to take for granted. Things like visit clubs and go on foreign holidays. And so in an effort to curb the spread of the virus whilst still allowing us to get out and about, the Scottish Government has introduced a Covid passport in Scotland.
Here we are again. Christmas has gone, and we’re facing the January blues because we overspent on Quality Street and steak pies. Let’s take a look at how you can avoid doing that again.
Staying warm in the colder months is a concern shared by many in Scotland with low incomes. Often, there is a balance that has to be met between paying for food and paying for heat.
At East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau in west-central Scotland, we are here to help. If you live or work in the East Dunbartonshire area, we can give you personalised advice on money, benefits, support and more. Please contact us here, chat online or call us on 0141 775 3220. If you reside outside of East Dunbartonshire, please contact […]
If you care for children or young adults under 18 and are looking for some financial help in Scotland, then we have some suggestions.
Coronavirus has led to many people in Scotland losing their regular income. As jobs have vanished, people who previously had regular income now find themselves in a precarious position. Making sure you have enough money to pay the basics each month can be hard. Many are finding it to be impossible, and are struggling to […]
August is the time that many people dread, yet many others can’t wait for – back to school! Once the summer break is over, it’s time to get on with studying again. However making sure your child has everything needed to really take advantage of what schools can offer can be hard. Not all families […]
Guide to setting up a power of attorney You’ve probably heard the words ‘power of attorney’ and immediately dismissed it as something your 84-year-old grandma needs. That’s just not true though! Power of attorney (known also as a lasting power of attorney) is something everyone should have, particularly if you’re married or living with a […]
When a relationship comes to an end, it can be a very difficult time. There are many emotions to deal with, along with lots of practicalities to sort out. When children are involved this can be more complicated, due to issues such as childcare and money. If you’re looking for advice on separation, divorce and […]