Making ends meet these days can be difficult and it is all too easy to get into debt. However, help is at hand from a number of services which can provide expert advice on budgeting and making sure you are claiming all the benefits you are entitled to.
The Money Advice Service
This is part of Citizens’ Advice and Rights Fife (CARF). It offers free, unbiased and confidential advice on a wide range of financial issues from a trained Money Advisor.
By providing the right advice for your situation, it will help you make better informed choices.
For more information or to make an appointment with a Money Adviser, phone the Money Advice Service on 0300 500 5000. The Money Advice Service is open 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am – 1pm on Saturdays.
You can also visit their website www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk
Debt Advisory Service Scotland
The Debt Advisory Service can offer help and advice if you are finding it difficult to make payments for loans, credit cards, overdrafts and household bills.
Contact them on 0141 305 3037 or visit the Debt Advisory Service Scotland website