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Money and Benefits

Regardless of your age it is always a good idea to look after your money and budget.

In later life, you may start to have new entitlements, additional costs and need information money matters you have not come across before. Our guides can help you to take care of your money, and find out what extra help you may be entitled to.

You can also find out about joining one of our free Benefits Workshops here

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    Scottish Welfare Fund

    The Scottish Welfare Fund helps people on a low income who are in difficult situations, by providing cash or goods to help in an emergency, or to support someone to live in their community.

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    State Pension

    Find out about how and when to claim your State Pension, and how to deal with any problems.

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    Universal Credit

    Universal Credit is a means-tested non-taxable benefit to top up your income to a minimum level set by the government.

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    What is a benefit check

    Our guides provide general information about benefits and social security but sometimes you need advice tailored to your circumstances. A benefit check from one of our friendly helpline advisers can help you to make sure that you are not missing out.

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