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Money Advice - Links

A list of sites that offer advice on dealing with money and debt problems.

We are not responsible for the content of other organisations' websites.

Find your local:

Birmingham Settlement
Provides money advice and debt counselling services for individuals, as well as many other community support initiatives.

Business Debtline (BDL)
Business Debtline is a charity part of the Money Advice Trust (MAT) formed in 1991 to increase the quality and availability of free, independent money advice in the UK.

Citizens Advice
The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice from over 3,000 locations, and by influencing policymakers.

The IVA Community is an initiative set up to provide counselling and solution for people with serious debt problems.

Birmingham City Council Debt Advice Team
The Debt Advice Team has been working since January 2003 to help people who are experiencing severe debt problems. Each year over 2,500 clients make use of the service. The members of the team use their extensive knowledge and expertise to maximise client income for both in and out of work benefits.

Debt on Our Doorstep
A national campaigning organisation made up of local activists and public organisations. They aim to ensure universal access to affordable credit and other financial services. They do this via publicity, lobbying Parliament and other bodies, research into credit and provide a platform for people on low incomes to comment on the impact of debt.

Money Advice Trust
The Trust works with government, the private sector and the UK leading money advice agencies to increase the availability of money advice, improve its quality and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its delivery.

National Debtline
National Debtline is a national telephone helpline for people with debt problems in England, Wales and Scotland. Our service is free, confidential and independent.

The Insolvency Enquiry Line gives general information about:-
the law on insolvency and redundancy if your employer becomes insolvent;
what happens when you are insolvent or redundant because your employer is insolvent;
what official receivers do; and
what redundancy payments offices do.

Insolvency Service advice and guidance on bankruptcy including information about your home when bankruptcy occurs.