We are here to help

Managing your money can be difficult, we have some tips to support you.

If you are struggling with your money and need help budgeting then contact us and we will be able to help.

Want to know more about your Council Tax?

The amount of Council Tax that you must pay varies from authority to authority but all assessments are based on the property band that applies to your home.

What’s your credit score?

There are three main credit reference agencies – Experian, Equifax and CallCredit.

All three keep information about you.

Think before you agree to weekly payments

Make sure you understand the full cost you will be paying for the item. In the long run they will end up costing up to three times the price you would have paid.

Do you know what your priority spends are?

Priority debts should be dealt with and paid before your non-priority spends. The consequences of not paying are very serious

Who can you trust with your bank details?

Most companies would never inform you of a rebate via email – but fraudsters would who are trying to get hold of your bank details.

What bank account is right for you?

There are many different high street banks, building society or credit union accounts to choose from.

Understanding financial terms

Financial terms are used every day, it is important to know what they mean.

Useful numbers

Service Access Points, Citizens Advice Bureau, Step Change Debt Charity, Dial, Wakefield Housing Advice and more.

Energy saving tips

Switching energy supplier when possible ensures you always get the best deal and could save up to £150 a year.

Whats happens when you open a bank account?

Your bank will give you information on how to run or manage your account. Account features differ, which will be explained to you.

Finding it difficult to pay your rent?

It is essential you pay your rent on time. If you don’t then you risk losing your home.

Have you lost money through a scam?

14.5 million people believe they are targeted by scams each year, losing more than £3.5 billion a year.

Have you got a TV license?

Watching TV without a license is a criminal offence and you could be hit with a £1,000 fine.

Save money on your water bill

Fitting a water meter could be a great way to save money on your water bill. The Cash Wise team can help you find out how much you could save.

Save money on your energy bills

WDH has launched Switch & Save. The site is a quick and easy way to switch your energy provider or tariff to make savings on your bills.

Applying for a loan?

When you apply for a loan, a responsible lender will carry out an affordability check with you.