Banks and Building Societies
Whether you are in college and receiving EMA or thinking of working and you need somewhere to put your hard earned cash? The information below should help you get started.
Banks and building societies provide a range of financial services to help people manage their money.
As well as offering current accounts and savings accounts, they also offer credit cards, loans and mortgages.
Every bank or building society is different and the services they offer can vary.
Here are some tips to help you with money
Before signing up for any bank or building society service, always shop around for the best deal and never sign anything if you don’t fully understand the conditions. Always read the small print!
Some banks have charges that you may not know about, check out this video…….
If you are worried about your finances, talk to the Citizens Advice Bureau or the Money Advice Service for advice.
If you have a complaint about a bank or building society, write to its head office or contact the Financial Conduct Authority, which regulates all banks and building societies
Other links you might find useful
The Mix (formerly theSite.org) has loads of great info in their money section
Apps & Games
Wishfund is an app that helps you keep track of what you’re saving for, available for Android.
Some Local Organisations
Some National Organisations
If you would like more information on this topic or you have questions please call into the INFO Shop or contact us on 01978 295600 / Instant message. If you leave us a message we will get back to you as soon as we can.