The Scottish Child Disability Payment is a new benefit offered by Social Security Scotland to support families of children with a disability or long-term physical or mental health condition. Find out if you can claim today.
24 November 2021
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.
24 March 2020
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
Debt Arrangement Scheme 2019 changes
The new Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) 2019 Amendment Regulations will come into force on November 4th, 2019. Find out the main changes and how they might affect you.
31 October 2019
Our five tips for managing your spending this Black Friday
Black Friday is a time when seemingly unbelievable offers of products for knock down prices can swamp us. If you're prone to periods of manic spending or use shopping as a way to self-sooth, this period can be really tricky. Here's how our friend Chris who lives with bipolar learnt to manage during this period.
22 November 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.