Benefits

Benefits

In December, I cancelled a few of my direct debits to afford other things and put most of the household shopping on my credit card. I am struggling and just got the bill in for the card and reminder letters for the things I didn’t pay and am worried about what to do. Can you help?

It is good that you have reached out to discuss your worries in relation to your financial situation. By being open and honest about money issues, we can figure out a way forward and try to get back on track. Sometimes discussing the situation with the companies or organisations that we owe money to can …

In December, I cancelled a few of my direct debits to afford other things and put most of the household shopping on my credit card. I am struggling and just got the bill in for the card and reminder letters for the things I didn’t pay and am worried about what to do. Can you help? Read More »

I am a single parent with kids aged two and four, and I am struggling to get by. I can barely afford to keep the lights on – it was bad before, but it seems to have got much worse for me. I work part time and get very little support in terms of benefits. Can you help?

The cost-of-living crisis is having an impact on everyone, particularly those who were struggling before the prices of energy, goods, and services increased. The thing to remember is that you are not alone and there are sources of support that can help! Scottish Child Payment You may be entitled to Scottish Child Payment, which is …

I am a single parent with kids aged two and four, and I am struggling to get by. I can barely afford to keep the lights on – it was bad before, but it seems to have got much worse for me. I work part time and get very little support in terms of benefits. Can you help? Read More »

I keep hearing about all the support that is being made available to help with the cost-of-living, but I am unsure where to start. My landlord has told me they will be putting my rent up, my energy costs are sky-high, and I can barely afford to get by. Can you help?

The cost-of-living crisis has left many of us feeling the pinch when it comes to our personal finances. The good news is that there are various sources of support being made available to assist Scottish consumers who are struggling with their various costs. Energy Price Guarantee (Energy Costs) The UK Government has announced the ‘Energy …

I keep hearing about all the support that is being made available to help with the cost-of-living, but I am unsure where to start. My landlord has told me they will be putting my rent up, my energy costs are sky-high, and I can barely afford to get by. Can you help? Read More »

Debt & Money: moneyadvice.scot advisers are on-hand to support Scottish Citizens

The purse strings are a lot tighter now than they were at this time last year. From increases at the tills, to skyrocketing bills, we are all feeling the pinch. With increased living costs, comes the potential for us to fall behind, looking at short-term solutions to long-term problems, such as credit and store cards, …

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Cost of Living Crisis – How can advice.scot help?

Living life, affording to pay all our bills, whilst continuing to put food on the table has become quite the juggling task for many of us recently. Increases to the cost of living, with soaring energy prices, and the prices of other essential goods and services jumping up as a result has been challenging. Average …

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Benefits Support in Scotland: Grants, Payments, and How to Access Them

With lockdown measures continuing to be extended in Scotland until the end of February, many people may be feeling uncertain about their options for state-issued support and guidance. However, if you are a parent, guardian, or young carer living in Scotland, the Scottish government has developed a number of benefits, grants, and other means of …

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