Talk Money Week 2022
This week, we have been supporting ‘Talk Money Week’ on our social media channels – to help break the stigma of talking about money. With every household being affected by the current high cost of living, it’s more important than ever to #TalkMoney – with family, friends or a qualified adviser.
Below, you can find a roundup of all the information provided on our social media channels this week.
Videos: Top tips from our Welfare Advice Officers
Clodagh Holland from our Welfare Advice Team gives her top tip – Keep track of your budget. Use the ‘Budget Planner’ tool on the Money Helper website and contact Clodagh or Daniel if you need support on 028 7130 4800.
Daniel Stronge from our Welfare Advice Team gives his top tip – Try to prioritise your bills. Use the ‘Bill Prioritiser’ tool on the Money Helper website and contact Clodagh or Daniel if you need support on 028 7130 4800.
Our cost of living working group
To encourage our tenants and residents to #TalkMoney we have established a working group to drive forward our work on money matters.
If you’d like to join this working group, contact our Tenant Participation team on 028 7130 4800 or email TP@apex.org.uk.
Did you know…if you’re working full time, you could still be entitled to Universal Credit?
It’s always a good idea to book yourself in for a benefit check with Clodagh or Daniel from our Welfare Advice Service. Just call 028 7130 4800.
Help to save
Saving may not seem possible right now for many people. But for Universal Credit claimants, every £1 saved earns you a 50p bonus from Government.
You can save as little as £1 per month and you don’t have to save every month. Read more on the GOV.UK website.
The MoneyHelper website
The MoneyHelper website is a free service provided by the Money and Pensions Service.
The pandemic and the rising cost of living have left lots of people with new money worries. If you’ve been caught off guard by higher bills or are worried about what the future may hold, the MoneyHelper website can help.