Budgeting Tips

CMA's Hints and Tips


Helping with the cost of living crisis

Here, for download, is a guide to a range of ideas to help ease the pressure of the current Cost of Living Crisis. It can be downloaded in .pdf or word.doc - the latter will allow you to add additional ideas, both national and local to you. 

Cost of Living | PDF

Cost of Living | Word

If you would like further information, please contact [email protected] or if you would like to receive budgeting or debt advice, find your nearest centre here, or click "Need Help - Get Started" in the bottom right hand corner of your screen when you're on the CMA Homepage.

MoneyMagpie Articles 

CMA's Patron, Jasmine Birtles is founder and director of MoneyMagpie - a website providing free guides and articles to your money including how to save it, how to spend it, how to make it and how to invest it.

Below are links to recent articles to help you with budgeting hints and tips:

Young Planet app to help let parents access pretty much anything for free:


The energy grants edition: Hardship Grants - September


Kitchen hacks on how to energy crisis proof your kitchen


Battle of the value brand: Which gives the biggest bang for your buck?