It’s often said that money makes the world go round. If managed properly and with respect money can help you to do things you couldn’t otherwise, but if handled in the wrong way it can leave you struggling and in debt.

The Money Advice Service has loads of information on things like debt, budgeting, savings, benefits, insurance, homes… the lot. They should be your first port of call for information on money.

Other links you might find useful

The Mix (formerly has loads of great info in their money section’s section on money & tax

Barclays Money Skills

Citizens Advice money advice videos

Money Supermarket’s money section

Money Saving Expert – in particular their 46 money saving tips for 16 to 25 year-olds.

Vice (of all people) have written A Guide to Understanding the Different Kinds of Pensions So You Don’t Die in Poverty

Apps & Games

Wishfund is an app that helps you keep track of what you’re saving for, available for Android.

Some Local Organisations

The Speakeasy Advice Centre

Cardiff Council’s Hubs & Housing Offices

Cardiff & Vale Credit Union

Some National Organisations

Money Advice Service

National Debt Helpline

Money Made Clear Wales

Turn2US – helps people in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help

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For more organisations, services or info about money, check out our database or contact Meic, the advocacy, advice and information helpline for children and young people in Wales –  Freephone: 080880 23456 / Text: 84001, Instant Message.

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