Money

Links on the left of the page are to local organisations and information that can help or advise on money matters.

Below are links to information and national organisations who offer advice.

BBC Care Cost Guide
A guide to help you understand more about the way care works, what you need to think about and how much you may have to pay
Benefits
Citizen’s Advice Bureau Benefits for older people
Which? Benefits for carers
NIdirect Government Services
Pensions & Retirement Planning
Pension Forecasts
Income Tax
If you are not a tax-payer you should contact your bank and building society to see check if they are automatically deducting 20% from the interest on your accounts. If they are you will need to register with them so that the tax is not deducted. If you are housebound HM Customs and Excise will visit you at home on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday. Contact them on 0845 300 0627
Paying for your Care
BBC Care Calculator
Which? Guides
Which? Money Guide
Which? Retirement Guide
Which? Equity Release Guide
Which? Financing a Care Home
Which? Guide to Elderly Care
Car Insurance
AgeUK Car Insurance
Saga Car Insurance
AgeUK Motor Breakdown Insurance
AgeUK Travel Insurance
Home Insurance
Saga Home Insurance
Unexpected Costs

AFTAID – Aid for the Aged

National organisations offering advice.

Benefits
Citizen’s Advice Bureau Benefits for older people
Which? Benefits for carers

NIdirect Government Services
Pensions & Retirement Planning
Pension Forecasts

Income Tax
If you are not a tax-payer you should contact your bank and building society to see check if they are automatically deducting 20% from the interest on your accounts. If they are you will need to register with them so that the tax is not deducted. If you are housebound HM Customs and Excise will visit you at home on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday. Contact them on 0845 300 0627

Paying for your Care Home

London Borough of Bromley’s guide for service users and carers

Which? Guides
Which? Money Guide
Which? Retirement Guide
Which? Equity Release Guide
Which? Financing a Care Home
Which? Guide to Elderly Care

Car Insurance
AgeUK Car Insurance
Saga Car Insurance

AgeUK Motor Breakdown Insurance
AgeUK Travel Insurance

Home Insurance
Saga Home Insurance