You can start by working out your budget by visiting our
page' and then look at ways to make your money go further.
You can also find out about different ways to save on our
page' and the benefits of becoming a member of a credit
union by visiting the 'South Yorkshire Credit Union
Christmas can be the most expensive time of the year, and you
can find out more about how to pay for Christmas by saving a little
throughout the year by visiting our page on saving for 'Saving for
If you don't have a bank account, you may want to consider the
benefits of opening one by visiting our 'Basic Bank
Account page' .
And finally, we strongly recommend you take out home contents
insurance, and you'll find clear information about how to find
affordable insurance on the 'SLHD Insurance page'.
More help and advice
You can also find the following information on the SLHDMoneywise
Free, unbiased financial advice
The Money Advice
Service help the public to enhance their understanding and
knowledge about financial matters. The service is free and
offers practical money advice, whatever the financial
circumstances. The Money Advice Service is an independent
organisation, set up by the Government. It can be contacted on
0300 500 5000.
Where can I get help and advice locally?
Doncaster Advice Services
Partnership have a website for anyone wanting details
on providers of debt/money advice, benefits advice, housing
advice and other services available in Doncaster.