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Debt and savings

Make the most of your money with our guides to savings and debt management.


Most common topics

  • Debt advice

    A change in income or rising costs may have led you to fall into debt. Take action to improve your situation.
  • Energy savings

    Cutting your energy bills and making them more affordable doesn’t have to mean making big changes.
  • Trace lost money

    You might have accounts and policies you don't know about - ones you haven't used for years.

How to boost your income in retirement

Age UK gives its tips on how to boost your income in retirement, including advice on tracing lost money, lowering your energy bills, claiming benefits, and direct debits and standing orders.

  • Save on water bills

    Saving water at home is good for the environment and will reduce your bills if you're using a meter.
  • 8 tips for savers

    Some simple tips from financial expert John Husband to make the most of your savings.
  • Using credit wisely

    StepChange Debt Charity shares its tips on how to use credit without getting trapped by debt.
  • Financial jargon checker

    We've put money jargon into plain English, so we all know what it means.
Get in touch with your local Age UK for face-to-face advice on how to cope with debt

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