Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service are an independent service, set up by government to help people make the most of their money, they give free, unbiased money advice to everyone across the UK – online, over the phone and face to face.

They have over 500 resources including articles and interactive tools such as the Budget planner and Mortgage Calculator for you to use. Subjects range from everyday budgeting to savings, insurance,

Here are some useful links, or you can look at the site directly.

Mortgage calculator

Mortgage affordability calculator

Stamp Duty calculator

Pension calculator

Retirement income tool

Compare annuities

Workplace pension contribution calculator

Understand and compare income drawdown

Money Health Check

Budget planner

Debt test

Savings calculator

Loan calculator

Divorce and separation calculator

Car costs calculator

Baby costs calculator

Credit card calculator

Quick cash finder

Redundancy pay calculator

Christmas money planner

There are other tools such as letter templates for formal communications e.g. Local authority and community care.  Some of their guides are on our Factsheet page, but there are others that may of interest on the Money Advice Service web site.

Plus there are lots of videos on their site e.g. Money advice