Financial Literacy & Support Program
Being financially literate means being able to make the right decisions in regard to your personal finances. It means being able to understand how money affects your life and how to manage your money in order to make informed decisions that will ultimately benefit you and your family.
If you are financially literate you are more likely to:
- Achieve your financial goals than those who are not
- Find it easier to budget and save
- Have a sense of control and feel empowered, enabling you to make more informed financial choices
- Understand debt and how to stop the cycle of debt
To find out more financial literacy facts and about how to become more financially fit, please check out the Financial Literacy pamphlet.
The Financial Literacy and Support Program offers free and confidential one on one sessions with individuals who would like to have more control over their personal finances. The financial literacy worker can assist with providing the right tools for you to take control of your personal finances, this may include:
- Discussion financial concerns or difficulties e.g. bills, debts
- Money management tips and ideas
- Save money on utility bills
- Various bill payment methods
- Understanding financial products i.e. bank accounts
- Debt and Consumer credit
- Your rights and responsibilities