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How to make and stick to a budget

How to make and stick to a budget

Update: 2020-09-01
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How to make and stick to a budget

When it comes to your personal finances, what does the word ‘budget’ mean to you? And would you know where to start if you had to put one together? In this episode, our host Andrea Fox talks to Kalpana Fitzpatrick, finance editor at Hearst UK for brands like Good Housekeeping, Red and Prima magazine, money expert on the BBC’s Money 101 podcast, and founder of Mummy Money Matters, an award-winning website that helps families with money.

 

How can you find more information?

Royal London recommends you seek professional independent financial advice before making financial decisions. You can learn more about the value of financial advice on our website, or visit Unbiased to find a trusted professional in your area.

You can also find lots of helpful information on some of the topics discussed in this episode on the following sites:

 

Budgeting

Money Advice Service: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/tools/budget-planner

Royal London: www.royallondon.com/articles-guides/your-money/budgeting

 

Bills and expenses

Royal London: www.royallondon.com/articles-guides/your-money/how-to-cut-your-bills

Energy Saving Trust: energysavingtrust.org.uk

 

Debt

StepChange: www.stepchange.org

Royal London: www.royallondon.com/about-us/members/understanding-your-finances/your-personal-finances/prioritising-your-debts

 

Benefits

Turn2Us: benefits-calculator.turn2us.org.uk/AboutYou

Royal London: www.royallondon.com/about-us/members/understanding-your-finances/your-personal-finances/jargon-buster-state-benefits

 

Employment and redundancy

Citizens Advice: www.citizensadvice.org.uk/work/leaving-a-job

Money Advice Service: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/categories/work-and-redundancy

 

Coronavirus and your finances

Money Advice Service: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/tools/money-navigator-tool

 

This podcast was recorded remotely in July 2020 during the coronavirus outbreak. For the latest information on financial support and benefits, visit gov.uk/coronavirus.

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