As parents, saying no to things like your child’s birthday parties can be hard. But how do you plan one that doesn’t cost a fortune?
Check out our tips for dealing with the current cost of living crisis in Scotland and make your money go further.
A straightforward way of saving money is to do a regular audit of the services you are subscribed to and cancelling those you don’t use.
Social tariffs are available for low-income families to bring down the cost of broadband. But only 3.5% of those eligible are on one. Did you know about social tariffs? Read on to find out more . . .
Do you always find there is too much month left at the end of the money? Read on to find out how to spend less money . . .
How do you reduce your cost of living with the current hikes in prices? From utilities to travel costs, subscriptions to shopping, costs seem to be skyrocketing. Read on to find out how you can reduce your cost of living . . .
Over half a million people every year in the UK struggle with problem debt. Here are some ways to bring it under control.
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, debt, budgeting and more. Please contact us here, chat online or call us on 0141 775 3220. If you reside outside of East Dunbartonshire, please contact […]
What is government furlough? When the coronavirus pandemic hit the UK, the government introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). This is more commonly referred to as furlough. Via the scheme, the employee is paid 80% of their normal wage, while they’re not working, up to £2,500 a month. The employer can choose to pay […]
Improve your finances with a financial health check Spring has sprung, the sun is shining. There’s no better time to spring clean your finances. Here, we’re sharing 10 tips to improve your finances. Also, at East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau, you can speak to the Money Talk Team for free. So let’s get your finances […]