Money worries can have a big impact on our mental health and wellbeing. With living costs rising and the winter quickly approaching we want to make sure that our communities are as prepared as possible. With that in mind, we would love to hear from you so that you can help us create a number of events to support you during these challenging times.
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This is a joint partenership between Off the Record Youth Counselling and the Croydon BME Forum.
As part of our Money on My Mind series, MyBnk will be delivering the Money Works programme. This is a financial and digital skills programme for young adults moving into independent living to confront their money worries.
- Budgeting & Habits: Attitudes towards money, needs & wants, cutting back, budgeting, sources of income.
- Being Independent: Wage slips, tax & NI, benefits, universal credit, steps after move in, reading bills, household costs.
- Banking: How banks work, savings and current accounts, interest, forms of payment, choosing an account.
- Borrowing & Beyond Today: Forms of borrowing, credit history, debt consequences & prioritisation, looking forward, setting goals.
When: 25th & 26th October 11am - 4pm (Lunch will be provided)
Where: In person, at the Wellness centre, 1st, Floor Whitgift Centre, Croydon CR0 1LP
Who is it for: 16-25 years old
Requirements and Accreditation: Participants who complete the programme can gain a Level 1 ‘Personal Money Management’ qualification. The qualification is offered through ABC awards and will sit on the QCF nationally recognised. Participants are required to attend both dates and complete the feedback surveys.