Published on: 20 Feb 2018
It’s all too easy to let things slide, from Christmas debt to Easter/summer holiday debt so that you’re never really out of the red. But it’s time to stop burying your head in the sand and take control of your money. With a little help from online tools, phone or even face-to-face advice, MoneyForce and The Royal British Legion can help you get MoneyFit.
Take control online
MoneyForce has a range of tools – starting with
- Budget Planner – input your income, fixed and transient expenses and saving commitments and the planner will work out how much you have left. It’s a good starting point for everyone.
Feedback from serving personnel
MoneyForce showed me exactly what I need to address to progress.
- MoneyFit Challenge - Try any or all of the five key modules, Budgeting, Debt, Savings, Planning and Protection and get your personalised Action Plan at the end of each module.
- Credit Card Calculator – Reducing your card debt is the quickest way to get MoneyFit. Once you’ve done your budget, you’ll know if there’s any spare cash to pay off your card debt sooner.
- GoalSavers – Whatever you’re saving for, holiday, wedding or other family celebration, and even next Christmas, we’ve got a GoalSaver for that!
For more Tools see our Tools page
Phone and face-to-face
If you feel you want that extra help of a human being, then get in touch with The Royal British Legion on 0808 802 8080, or pop in to a Pop-in Centre near you.
Our Benefits and Money Advice team can support you with your finances, including managing debt, impartial and non-judgmental advice about how to maximise your income by claiming benefits and tax credits you’re entitled to.
You don’t have to be a veteran to get Legion help. Take a look at the wide range of services available and how the team have already helped hundreds of people like you.
Feedback from Legion beneficiary
The (Legion) help has improved my quality of life very much. I am now enjoying a life free from debt and worry.
Whatever you do, just do something – you’ll feel much better for it and be in better shape to tackle the future.
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