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Family money matters

In this section, you can find information and support relating to finances.

Benefits & Financial Advice: Find out where you can go to receive information and advice on your finances. 

Funding Information: Details of organisations offering support to those in financial need, including food banks and charities

Popular Quick Links:

Check your Entitlement for Benefits

Reducing the cost of School Uniform

What is Universal Credit?

How to access a Foodbank

Money Management:

Getting a bank account - Citizens Advice

Free Budget Planner - Money Saving Expert

Get help with bills - Citizens Advice

Money Management Podcast - BBC Radio 1 LifeHACKS

Extra Funding:

Grant Finder - TURN2US

Budgeting Loans - GOV.UK

Crisis and Care Awards - Cornwall Council

Reducing costs:

What is the Supermarket Downshift? - Save The Student

Supermarkets: Cheaper Shopping Tips - Money Saving Expert

Printable Vouchers and Coupons - Super Savvy Me

Coupons for Medicines and Toiletries - Caring Everyday

Super Saver Mondays in Truro - Truro BID

30 Hours of Funded Childcare for 3 and 4-Year-Olds - Family Information Service

Tax-Free Childcare - Save up to £2000 - Family Information Service

Reducing the cost of school uniforms - Family Information Service

50 ways to save money - Which?

50 ways to generate money - Which?

Find the Cheapest Petrol Station -

  • After registering, enter your postcode and tell it how far you're willing to travel (up to 20 miles). It'll list the cheapest petrol stations in your area (it says the most up to date figures are displayed, which in practice seems to mean results are between one and four days old) and covers most of the 8,500 forecourts across the UK. 

Cornwall Council Website Links:

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