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tips for surviving on a low income

Tips for surviving on a low income

If you’re trying to survive on a low income, then simply getting by each week can be a significant challenge. This is not about saving a few pennies, it is about making sure that you and your family are able to tackle the fundamentals, like paying the bills and eating. There are a few things that can

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How To Stay Happy When You Are Struggling With Debt

Debt and Mental Health

Having money problems can be the cause of serious worry and stress for anyone but when debt and mental health issues are mixed, this can be a particularly tough combination. For those with mental health issues, either long standing or caused by financial problems, it’s especially important that you seek the right help and advice.

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Worried couple

Benefits you may be entitled to claim

Many working parents are simply too busy juggling kids and a job on top to realise that they may not be claiming everything they’re entitled to. Millions of benefits actually go unclaimed every year, because potential claimants are either unaware of the schemes that they’re eligible for, assume that they don’t qualify because they’re in

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The real cost of benefits in the UK

The real cost of benefits in the UK

The benefits system in the UK has been under scrutiny for a long time, every government promises to make changes and every government fails to keep up with the high levels of demand. As a working parent it can be hard to find the right balance between work and child care can be a stressful

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Lone working parent

Lone Working Parent Benefits: What are you entitled to?

As a busy lone working parent doing it all on your own, you may not realise just how much financial assistance the Government actually provides.  Working lone parents are entitled to a variety of benefits, many of which are easy to apply for. Our handy guide has been designed to help you discover what financial

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Statutory Sick Pay

Statutory Sick Pay: How does it work?

It would be great if we all had perfect health and were never ill, but unfortunately, at some points in our lives we get sick and as a result, can’t attend work. For everyone who is classed as an employee, earns more than £109 a week (before tax) and has been ill for 4 consecutive

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