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Guides and factsheets aimed at keeping you informed on information surrounding money matters. Guides are short and easy to digest giving a comprehensive overview of a subject. Factsheets are longer and more detailed for those who want more information.

Information guides

Attendance Allowance (PDF 617 KB)

Avoiding scams (PDF 495 KB)

Carer's Allowance (PDF 245 KB)

Council Tax Support (PDF 260 KB)

Equity release (PDF 685 KB)

Getting help with debt (PDF 227KB)

How to be an executor (PDF 608 KB)

More money in your pocket: a guide to claiming benefits for people over pension age (PDF 2 MB)

Pension Credit (PDF 637 KB)

Powers of attorney (PDF 808 KB)

Protecting yourself (PDF 377 KB)

Save energy, pay less (PDF 750 KB)

State Pension (PDf 149 KB)

When someone dies (PDF 538 KB)

Wills and estate planning (PDF 907 KB)


Arranging for someone to make decisions on your behalf (PDF 644 KB)

Attendance Allowance (PDF 462 KB)

Benefits for people under Pension Credit age (PDF 503 KB)

Carer's Allowance (PDF 434 KB)

Challenging welfare benefit decisions (PDF 446 KB)

Council Tax (PDF 344 KB)

Dealing with an estate (PDF 523 KB)

Dealing with debt (PDF 477 KB)

Equity release (PDF 458 KB)

Getting legal advice (PDF 653 KB)

Getting the best energy deal (PDF 491 KB)

Help with health costs (PDF 378 KB)

Help with heating costs (PDF 474 KB)

Housing Benefit (PDF 450 KB)

Making a will (PDF 374 KB)

Pension Credit (PDF 510 KB)

Pension Freedom and benefits (PDF 465 KB)

Personal budgets and direct payments in adult social care (PDF 481 KB)

Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance (PDF 494 KB)

Planning for your funeral (PDF 497 KB)

Planning your retirement: money and tax (PDF 535 KB)

Safeguarding older people from abuse (PDF 558 KB)

State Pension (PDF 508 KB)

The Social Fund, Advances of Benefit and Local Welfare Provision (PDF 358 KB)

Water advice (PDF 326 KB)

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Further information


Our Information guides are short and easy to digest, giving a comprehensive overview of the relevant topic. Factsheets are longer with more detail, and are aimed at professionals.

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