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BetterOff Sandwell

BetterOff Sandwell

Keep on top of your budget, search for jobs and see what benefits you may be entitled to. BetterOff Sandwell has lots of information on budgeting, debt and money management, all in one place. Its free and very easy to use.

Reduce your energy costs

There are lots of ways to save money on your energy.

Finding it difficult to pay your water bills?

South Staffs Water’s Assure tariff provides similar support to their customers

Pop along to South Staffs Water Community Hub in Wednesbury and have a chat to one of their advisors. Unit 17, Union Street Wednesbury WS10 7HD

Severn Trent Water’s Big Difference Scheme can help customers who are on a low income

Need help with budgeting?

BetterOff Sandwell has lots of useful information about budgeting

Are you struggling to make ends meet?

Worried about moving to monthly payments under Universal Credit?

Get support from Managing Your Money contact the Welfare Rights Advice Line 0121 569 3158 or email Welfare Rights.

Find out about Managing Your Money link to http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200339/changes_to_benefits/4163/managing_your_money/4

Money Saving Tips

Citizens Advice Sandwell have produced some short guides to help you to save money:

6Towns Credit Union

6Towns Credit Union helps people who live or work in Sandwell, providing savings accounts and loans. It can also offer a current account with debit card.

Check out videos about 6Towns services and budget basics.

Cooking on a budget

If you would like some ideas for low cost meals we have collected a number of recipes from local people and community groups.

Useful websites

Sandwell Energy Switch helps you to find the best deals available for your gas and electricity bills.

Sandwell Home Improvement Agency offers homeowners help and support for housing repairs, improvements or adaptations as well as tips on improving energy efficiency.

National Debtline

Ofgem has a list of approved, independent price comparison websites.

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