Money matters: financial information for young people

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Our Money Matters advice section is designed to help you manage your finances and better prepare for your future

What to do if you have debt or money problems?

What to do if you have debt or money problems?

Find out what you can do to ease your debt and money problems

Benefits and financial support

Benefits and financial support

Find out about the benefits available to young people over 16 years

Loans

Loans

Find out about different types of loans and how they work

Budgeting

Budgeting

Read our top ten tips for living on a budget

Saving money

Saving money

Learn the best techniques for saving those pennies

Bank accounts

Bank accounts

Find out more about the best bank accounts for saving money as a young person

Pensions

Learn more about saving for the future.

Finding a job

Finding a job

Get information on working and earning in the UK

Household bills

Household bills

Find out about the typical cost of council tax, utility bills and other day-to-day outgoings

Living independently

Buying and renting

Find out more about the costs of living independently

Support for education

Support for education

Find out more about student loans, bursaries and other educational support

Jargon buster

Managing your money can be tricky, especially with the difficult language often used. Our jargon buster helps you to understand exactly what different terms mean