It’s important to keep track of your monthly income and outgoings, and sometimes you need a handy tool to help do this.
We’ve created a budget planner – a really simple guide you can use to help understand and keep track of these figures.
If you would like advice on your mortgage or insurance options, we would always suggest talking to a professional. Here’s a list of Independent Financial Advisers who have been recommended by our customers.
There’s also some handy information below should you ever experience financial difficulties.
Independent Financial Advisers
Stephen J Douglas
9a Market Place, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 9LZ
Tel: 01256 472722
The Mortgage Hut Limited
99 Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 9DR
Tel: 0800 084 3831
What should I do if I’m having financial difficulties?
If you are struggling to pay your mortgage, in the first instance it’s important that you let your mortgage lender know. They may be able to agree a plan to help you stay in your home.
You can visit www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk to get free and impartial advice on saving money, taking control of debt and much more.
You can also go to your local Citizens Advice Bureau for help and support or go to their website.
Step Change is a charity set up to support with debt problems and financial advice. Go to www.stepchange.org to find out more.
If you would like to discuss mortgage options with a qualified adviser, please see the list of Independent Financial Advisers above.