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Get your finances on track with our free money management workshops

Feeling the financial pinch this year? You’re not alone; according to the 2016 State of Caring survey by Carers UK, almost half of full time carers are struggling to make ends meet.

Taking care of the pennies...

Our practical summer money workshops are here to help carers make the most of every penny. Run by South West London Law Centres (SWLLC) during July and August, our workshops give practical information and advice to help carers stay on track. Workshop topics include smart and savvy budgeting, getting the best deal and checking your benefits entitlement. 

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No need to break the (piggy) bank on your energy bills!

Our workshop programme

Are you getting the best deal?: Wednesday 26 July, 1.30pm - 2.30pm

An interactive session on how to use price comparison websites and reduce the cost of your household bills. Customers can save up to £250 a year if they have never switched utility suppliers; so please bring your own bills to see if this could be you. 

Budgeting made easy: Wednesday 2 August, 1.30pm - 2.30pm

Struggling to keep on top of your finances? Keep yourself on track by setting and managing a budget. 

Benefits calculator: Wednesday 9 August, 1.30pm - 2.30pm

Find out what financial support you’re entitled to and how to apply with the benefits calculator. 

Book your free space

Workshops are free and available to anyone caring for a friend, neighbour or family member with an illness or disability in Croydon. To book one or all of the workshops, contact Ruth Laws at the Carers’ Information Service on 020 8649 6280 or email ruthlaws@carersinfo.org.uk.

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