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Money management education and training from Citizens Advice NI


How my money works At Citizens Advice we know that having the financial skills to make informed decisions at key life events can mean the difference between a secure future and a desperate struggle. Through my money we aim to help people avoid a financial crisis. We want everyone to have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make informed decisions around budgeting, borrowing, saving and banking. Citizens Advice has developed my money training sessions for groups and individuals. We can deliver direct to your clients and service users or run sessions for your staff to build their capability to support clients on money issues in the future. My money reaches a diverse range of groups; we can tailor sessions to cover topics relevant to your group. Our trainers make sure the sessions are fun, engaging and full of practical tips.

Topics covered include: • Money Management and Budgeting Skills • Different Bank Accounts and Choosing Credit • Dealing with Debts • Money in the Workplace

Empowering individuals to budget, borrow, and save with confidence!


Topics in detail Money Management and Budgeting Skills • General budgeting skills for all age groups and abilities • Managing money and budgeting through Life Events such as redundancy or reduced income, parenthood, bereavement, illness and family problems • Becoming Independent—Money skills for young people starting education or employment • Money management for welfare reform and universal credit

Different Bank Accounts and Choosing Credit

• Bank accounts explained • Different types of Credit (including alternatives to payday loans)

Dealing with Debts

• Options for dealing with unaffordable debt • Where to go to get help with debt

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Money in the Workplace • Training for frontline workers and community champions (how you can help your clients , students or patients) • Effects of money worries on health and wellbeing, including being considerate to staff and colleagues


Courses can be delivered all across Northern Ireland in your place of work, school, college or community venue. We will tailor our training to suit, and in some cases we can even develop new courses to suit your organisation’s needs, please contact us for further details. To find out more about my money please contact Financial Capability Officers Aileen Hutton & Nichola MacDougall on 02890 231120 huttona@citizensadvice.co.uk macdougalln@citizensadvice.co.uk Northern Ireland Citizens Advice Regional Office 46 Donegall Pass, Belfast, BT7 1BS


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