Income & Budgeting
Guides and tools to help boost your income and cut your family's costs
Should I switch to Universal Credit from tax credit or income support? - Some on legacy benefits will earn more if they switch sooner
10-minute Benefits Check - Use our benefits calculator to find out what you can get - Use our Benefits Calculator to find out what you can get
Our income and families section has our student MoneySaving info, including whether you should pay off your student loan, and our student loans mythbusting guide. We also have the top student bank accounts and graduate accounts, plus our mature student guide and the education grants and courses that can help.
Our boost your income section has tons of ways to top-up your cash, including more than 60 tips to earn extra money, and our Facebook selling and eBay buying and selling guides. We also have ways to make money online, and how to earn freebies for testing products and the top online survey sites.
In our junior MoneySaving section we have top cards for under-18s, top junior ISAs, child trust funds and the best children’s savings.
We also have info on how to get help with childcare costs, including getting £1,000s in tax credits and tax-free childcare. And we’ve a guide to universal credit and a benefits calculator, which involves a 10-minute check to ensure you’re getting what you’re due.
The health and wellbeing section includes our cheap hay fever tablets guide, cheap gym membership and our free and cheap prescriptions guide.
We also have our mental health and debt booklet which covers how to handle debts when unwell, free debt counselling, specific tips for bipolar disorder and depression sufferers, whether to declare a condition and more.