Helpful tools to help you manage your finances
A list of websites you may find useful for managing your money and your tenancy.*
Association of British Credit Unions
Credit unions offer a range of savings accounts and affordable loans suited to your individual needs at rates you can easily afford. As a credit union member you are in control of your own finances and have a say in how your financial service provider is run. Credit unions serve you by listening to your needs and developing the products and services that you want.
Barclays Budget Planner
Handy budget planner provided by Barclays Bank.
Energy Saving Trust
Learn how to save energy in your home and make your utility bills smaller.
Furniture Reuse Network
Find and donate already used furniture.
Government benefits information
Official list of all benefits on the Government's website.
Information on how to swap your home with another social housing tenant.
Please be aware that Homeswapper now replaces swapandmove, who have ceased to offer the service. Can we ask all current applicants on swapandmove to please re-register on Homeswapper. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
My Home Finance
My Home Finance is a social enterprise, meaning all profits are put back into the business so that they can help more people. My Home Finance helps those who can’t access high street lending and who have to rely on loans from doorstep/payday lenders or loan sharks who charge extortionate interest rates.
Money Advice Service
Free and impartial money advice, set up by government.
Money Advice Trust
By showing you exactly where your money goes, Money Dashboard helps you make better decisions about how to use it.
Money Saving Expert
TV personality Martin Lewis offers advice and tips on the best ways to save money.
Information and support on how how to deal with debt.
Step Change debt advice
Charity offering free debt advice.
National charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.
*Accord is not responsible for the content of external sites and users take advice at their own risk.