Peace of mind Understanding the nonfinancial benefits of financial advice

In recent years, everyone has had to take more responsibility for their own wealth, with changes in pensions, retirement ages, and regulation. Professional financial advice is more crucial than ever in helping people make informed decisions. Yet a significant advice gap remains (where consumers are unable to find or get financial advice) and many aren’t […]

Read more...

Thinking Ahead Housing Care Related Finance in Later Life

This workbook is intended as a “teach yourself” resource for older people, their families, carers or professionals who would like a basic knowledge of housing & care options in later life. Home is important. It is where we spend most of our time, particularly as we get older. Home can hold lots of memories for […]

Read more...

First Stop Care Advice Service Business Plan 2008 2011

This document outlines the key features of the One Stop Care Advice Service (OSCA) such as its aims, why it is needed, the method of service delivery, the operational and financial implications. It is set up by four organisations working in collaboration: Counsel and Care, Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC), Help the Aged (HtA) and Nursing […]

Read more...

Moneywise

Money can be tight at times, especially once we retire and find ourselves living on a fixed income while our fuel bills, travel costs and general living expenses go up every year. Yet many older people are missing out on hundreds of pounds of entitlements they could be due, or paying over the odds for […]

Read more...

Money Super Market

We’re here to help you feel good about saving, managing and growing your money. Here you can discover more about how our site works, to help you understand what we do and how we do things at MoneySuperMarket.

Read more...

Managing Money Better Project Evaluation

The First Stop Managing Money Better (MMB) project is part of the wider housing and care options support service offered by FirstStop. The project aims to reach more vulnerable older people, particularly by providing money advice as a key element of housing and care options advice and support. The service is delivered through a combination […]

Read more...

Income in retirement a beginners guide A self training module

This self training module is for people who offer general information and advice to older people, eg. community advice agency volunteers and staff. It is also for older people and those approaching retirement. It will help you to develop your knowledge and skills by increasing your understanding of: ■ the main sources of income & […]

Read more...

Money matters A practical guide to your everyday money

This guide is designed to help you take a look at your finances and identify your needs. It suggests questions to ask and ways to find the right accounts and policies for you.

Read more...