How to manage money

Understanding your finances can help you to manage your money and plan for the future. You can explore information online, or use free services to talk to financial experts and get advice about your situation.

How to manage money

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When you manage your money, you keep track of:

  • how much money you have
  • what payments you get
  • what you spend your money on.

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It’s important to manage your money so you can get by in day-to-day life and plan for the future.

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You can:

  • get information about how to manage your money
  • get advice over the phone about how to manage your money
  • choose someone to help you manage your money.

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It’s also a good idea to get advice about how to manage your money.

You could ask an accountant or another person you trust to help you.


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