If you have a mental health condition and claim benefits but are struggling financially, you may be able to access the Household Support Fund (HSF). Find out how.
25 November 2021
Universal Credit boost for mental health
This winter, the Universal Credit taper rate will be cut by 8p from 63p to 55p, meaning you could keep more of your money when claiming Universal Credit and working. Find out more.
25 November 2021
Managing your money and mental health on Black Friday
Flash sales can be risky during periods of poor mental health. Learn how to control your money and manage your mental health on Black Friday.
24 November 2021
Managing your mental health and money after government cuts
Find out how to manage your mental health and money as taxes rise, furlough ends, energy prices go up, and benefit cuts take effect from October 2021.
21 September 2021
DWP publishes mental health conditions for PIP back payments
People living with mental health conditions may be entitled to PIP back payments. Find out how to claim at Mental Health & Money Advice.
14 June 2021
How banks are helping during the Coronavirus period
Banks are aware that many of their customers face tough new financial circumstances or can no longer access their cash or accounts in the way they used to. Find out what banks are doing to help you during the Coronavirus period?
04 May 2020
How the Touco app can help you get support around money and mental health
Sometimes when we’re struggling with mental health, it can affect our ability to manage finances. Find out how the Touco app can help you get better support around money and mental health.
04 May 2020
How to budget your money during the COVID-19 outbreak
The COVID-19 outbreak has caused a number of people to lose their jobs or have a reduced income. We explain how to budget during the COVID-19 outbreak so you feel more in control of your finances and mental health.
25 March 2020
Mental health and money advice for COVID-19 outbreak
Find out how to look after your money and mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak, providing you with valuable support during this difficult time.
23 March 2020
Tips for managing your money and mental health in 2022
Making a plan to manage your money better at the start of the New Year can also help you manage your mental health while helping you save money and pay your bills. These savings can then help you pay off any debt you may have. We outline top tips for managing your money and mental health in 2022.
21 December 2019
FCA announces new rules on 'buy now pay later' products and overdrafts
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced new regulations on Buy Now Pay Later products and Overdrafts. Sarah-Jayne Whitson explains the new rules and considers if we are moving towards a lending society of affordable credit?
31 October 2019
Changes to Support for Mortgage Interest
The government have announced they will allow people with Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) transfer their SMI loan if they need to move house.
31 July 2019
What to do when debt worries impact on performance at work
Wellbeing in the workplace is a hot topic with more companies recognising the need for a healthy work environment. But what if money problems are causing you added stress outside of work? We explain what to do when debt impacts your work performance.
13 May 2019
Being a carer can affect your mental health and money
Mental Health and Money Advice support carers who struggle both financially and mentally. We conducted a survey to find out how widespread this issue is and what is causing more carers to be affected by poor mental health and financial strain.
13 February 2019
Mental health and financial services podcast
Week three of the Money Advice Trust’s Vulnerability Matters podcast focussed on mental health and financial services. Find out what Sarah Murphy, a founding member of the Mental Health and Money Advice service, had to say.
05 February 2019
Mental health and Money Advice responds to Goverment’s proposed Breathing Space scheme
Mental Health and Money Advice urged the Treasury to ensure the Breathing Space scheme from creditors captures everyone experiencing a mental health crisis and offers those at risk of reaching crisis point additional support.
31 January 2019
Budget 2018: How does it affect you?
The government's budget 2018 was announced on 29 October 2018. We talk you through the key outtakes for anyone living with a mental health condition.
30 October 2018
Blue Badges available for people suffering from mental illness
People living with mental health conditions will be entitled to Blue Badge parking permits from 2019 following a big overhaul of the disabled parking system.
13 August 2018
What to do if money worries are affecting your mental health
The Mentally Yours podcast focused on money and mental health for Mental Health Awareness Week. Find out what Sarah Murphy, a founding member of the Mental Health and Money Advice service, had to say if money worries are affecting your mental health.
24 May 2018
Why the Mental Health and Money Advice service is helping people with mental illness and money issues
At the Mental Health and Money Advice service, we acknowledge the need to support people who are affected by mental health and money problems. Find out how we are determined to offer help and support to those in need.
11 May 2018
What the 2018 PIP ruling means for those living with mental health issues
A High Court ruling found that the Personal Independence Payments (PIP) policy had discriminated against people with mental health conditions. We explain what the changes could mean for you.