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  • Benefits and entitlements

    Find out what benefits you can claim, including Pension Credit, Attendance Allowance and Council Tax Benefit and how to challenge benefit decisions.
  • Pensions

    State retirement pensions help make our futures better. Find out more, including our handy State Pension Factsheet
  • Legal issues

    Get information about legal issues, such as writing a will, and where you can go for free,professional advice.
  • Debt and savings

    Get advice on dealing with debt, tracing lost money, information on banks and building societies and more.
  • Income and tax

    Get help understanding your tax, from Council Tax to Income Tax, and learn about Equity Release.
  • Consumer advice

    Find out more about energy efficiency, avoiding scams, TV license concessions and more.

Power of Attorney

"I have already named an Executor in my Will, so they will be able to act for me." - Not true! There are many misconceptions about Power of Attorney. Know fact from fiction with our handy factsheet and POA Mythbuster.

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  • Scottish Welfare Fund

    Financial help for people who are experiencing a crisis or who need support to live independently in the community.
  • Make money grow

    Do you have spare money that you want to invest? Do you want to know the best way to save money? Learn how to look after your money.
  • Avoiding scams

    No one likes to feel that they have wasted or, even worse, been conned out of their money. Get advice on how to avoid scams.
  • Consumer ageism

    Nobody should be treated differently because of their age. If you think you've been discriminated against, there are steps you can take.
  • Welfare reform

    Find out if, and how, the Welfare Reform Act 2012 affects you.
  • Energy

    The cost of energy can seem ever-increasing. Get information on how to manage your fuel bills.

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