Money Wise - Getting the most out of your Money

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Moneywise is a free confidential service offered by MHA to help and support tenants.  The project is designed to help our tenants maximise their income and reduce their outgoings, so they have more money in their pockets!  Our Moneywise Team have helped put more than £358,215 back into tenants pockets.

The service can help with:

  • Debt advice to help you manage your finances
  • Budgeting to help you make the most of your money
  • Advice and support around the Welfare Reform changes and appeals should your benefit be reduced or stopped
  • Benefit checks to ensure that you are claiming the right benefits
  • Applying for affordable credit
  • Setting up bank accounts and Credit Union accounts
  • Home contents insurance
  • Saving money on gas and electricity bills
  • Applying for a Discretionary Housing Payment, if you are struggling to pay your rent
  • Help reducing your water bills though Welsh Water schemes such as HelpU and WaterSure.
  • Discretionary Assistance Fund if you have recently moved and need white goods

We can visit you in your home by appointment or we hold drop in sessions around the county.

gateway logo * If you open a Credit Union Account through MHA, we will pay the membership fee/opening fee for the account. Once you have paid in three payments of any amount we will pay in £10 to an adult’s account or £5 for a child’s account.

 

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To find out more about Money Wise contact:

JPEG - Image Matt TaylorIf you live in the south (Chepstow, Caldicot or Usk) contact Matthew Taylor. Matthew can be contacted on 01495 767182 / 07792 596915 or email Matthew

 

 

 

 

Sarah Jones

 

If you live in the North (Abergavenny, Monmouth or Raglan) contact Sarah Jones. Sarah can be contacted on 01495 767181 / 07725 824800 or email Sarah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Abigail Lewis is a Specialist Debit Advisor for Monmouthshire. Abigail can be contacted on 01495 767181 or email Abigail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Out of Hours Debt Advice

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National Debtline

0808 8084000

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday: 9am to 9pm

Saturday: 9:30am to 1pm

Stepchange Debt Charity

0800 138 1111

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday: 8am to 8pm

Saturday: 8am to 4pm

 

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Our advisors are available Monday-Thursday 9am-4:30pm and Friday 9am-4pm. Thank you.