Money is a big concern for many people and their worries can be increased by unexpected bills or changes to their employment status. Right now, having an understanding of how you’re spending your money couldn’t be more important.
Developments in Marketing technologies that enable ceaseless advertising, same-day, home delivery services, and one-click purchasing, make it far easier to part you from your money. This situation is even worse when it comes to addictive substances like cigarettes and alcohol, and with small and frequent purchases, consumers can quickly end up spending more than they have.
However, by having a better understanding of how you spend your money and then reducing or cutting out some expenses, like cigarettes, you can find a path to freeing your finances.
Citizens Advice Budget Calculator
In a few minutes, this budgeting tool can show you ways to increase your income and decrease your outgoings, just by using a breakdown of your finances, such as wages, benefits, and bills.
It’s one simple way to gain more control over your finances and to have more money at the end of the month.
We have also compiled a list of some of the support you can receive in the Bath & North East Somerset area. This consists of food aid, and tips on how to find cheap clothes, furniture, or even technology. This is particularly useful if you are looking to cut expenditure on essential items.
If you think you are in need of debt advice, do not hesitate to contact us. Our charity provides free, confidential, independent, and impartial advice. Call Adviceline between 9am – 2.30pm, Mon – Fri on 0344 848 7919 or click here to fill in our enquiries form.
You can access more information about debt from the national Citizens Advice website by clicking here.