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Confidence with money

However well you think you know your money, we have a variety of content to help you to stay on top of the fundamentals.

Do you need to borrow money?

Before you sign up for a credit card, bank loan or store card, or add to an existing card or loan it makes sense to think about whether you really need to borrow money.

Managing your money using savings pots, jam jars or piggybanking

No matter what your income or financial situation, the jam-jar method is a great way of making sure your bills are covered and your money goes exactly where you want it to.

How to look after your personal finances

However well you think you know your money, there’s always an opportunity to boost your own financial capability and we’ve put together help in five key areas.

Living on a budget

Managing money and making ends meet takes careful organisation. So we’ve pulled together some of the best ways to help you stay in control when you're on a tight budget.

Understanding banks and money management

Help learners to understand the different types of bank accounts available and how each type can be used to help manage their money.

Understanding money and bills

Help adult learners to improve their understanding of money and bills with this free learning module from LifeSkills.

How to save more money

This module will help learners identify their spending and saving habits, using case studies to help with distancing.

Filling out application forms confidently

Discover our top tips for filling in application forms and have a practise with a job application example template.

Managing your debt

This module helps learners to identify bills they need to pay, looks at how we get into debt and how to prioritise repaying bills.

Taking control of your income

This module will help learners to understand their income, including from work and other sources such as benefits, and understand the main features of a payslip.

Understanding bank accounts and your statements

This module helps learners to learn about different types of bank accounts, how to open an account and understand their bank statements.

Building key financial management and negotiation skills

Focus on key finance skills that will be useful in a wide variety of jobs, especially roles that include looking after any size of budget.

Becoming financially responsible

Support individuals who are taking on sole financial responsibility, likely due to a change in their circumstances.

Explaining the importance of insurance

This module will introduce learners to the concept of insurance, and why it is an important part of financial stability and independence.

Keeping safe against cybercrime

This module will focus on how individuals can keep their finances safe online by protecting their personal information and recognising risks of fraud, scams and identity theft.

How do you feel about maths?

Help adult learners to build their confidence with maths and numbers with this free learning module from LifeSkills.

Value of maths

Help adult learners to build their confidence with maths and numbers with this free learning module from LifeSkills.