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Benefits and Money Advice

Borrowing money

No matter how tempting it might be to take money from a doorstep lender or pay day loans company, think first. Everyday thousands of people are bitten by unscrupulous lenders charging huge interest rates. If you're not careful, what seems like a easy, quick fix can quickly turn into an even even more difficult problem.

If you really need to borrow money, it’s better to choose a responsible organisation that specialises in affordable loans for people on low incomes who might otherwise struggle to get credit. Credit Unions are ideal.


Credit Unions are community led and offer a variety of different services for saving and borrowing. We've provided links to your local Credit Unions.

 

St Helens Credit Union

Partners Credit Union 

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