Money advice

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There’s lots of advice available online about how you can save money.

We’ve collected some examples here. If you have any more resources to suggest please let us know.

My Home Contents Insurance

While many people often hope that nothing will happen to their belongings, sometimes things can go wrong unexpectedly. Family Mosaic can help our tenants and residents obtain home contents insurance easily and at a price that is affordable.

We have teamed up with the National Housing Federation to offer tenants and residents a special scheme called My Home to protect their belongings and gain peace of mind.

You can find more information on the MyHome website.

Deal with your debt

StepChange Debt Charity: a free debt advice service that also offers an online assessment.

National Debtline: a service that can give you free advice on managing your debt.

Money Advice Service: take a free financial health check.

Cut your costs around the home

0800 numbers: don’t pay anything when phoning 0800 numbers from your mobile.

Energy and utility bills

Saving money off your energy bills means you can heat your home more affordably.

Our Energy Price Comparison Tool can help you find cheaper electricity and gas tariffs.

Finding cheap or free furniture or electrical goods

Freecycle is a movement of people who are giving and getting stuff for free in their own towns.

SnuffleUp provides the opportunity for owners of unwanted but useful items to donate them.

Gumtree is an extensive network of online classifieds and community websites.

The Furniture Re-use Network aims to relieve poverty and reduce waste by promoting the re-use of essential household furniture and electrical appliances to help people in need.

Cut your weekly shopping bill

Waste less food: recipes to help you use up your leftovers.

Compare prices: a great place to compare supermarket prices.

Eat what’s in season: information about seasonal food, as well as tips and recipes.

Eat better for less: delicious and healthy recipes that won’t break the bank.

Don’t forget: plan your meals and always take a shopping list with you.

Cut your travel costs

Cars for hire by the hour: cars for hire when you need them.

Cheaper train travel: especially when you book in advance.

Walk it: download a map, and walk your way around town.

Bank accounts

Improving health, wealth and wellbeing through housing

Improving health, wealth and wellbeing through housing

Improving health, wealth and wellbeing through housing