Planning and managing your finances

Booklet
Published: 30 Oct 2019
Next review: 30 Apr 2022
Edition: 2

Cancer can put a strain on your budget. It can lead to extra costs and disrupt your income. This booklet aims to help you manage these changes and look after your everyday finances.

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Published: 30 Oct 2019
Next review: 30 Apr 2022
Edition: 2

Cancer can put a strain on your budget. It can lead to extra costs and disrupt your income. This booklet aims to help you manage these changes and look after your everyday finances.

About this booklet

Who is this booklet for?

This booklet can help you if:

- you want to balance your income and spending better

- you want tips about managing your bills, bank accounts or taxes

- you are thinking of borrowing money.

Visit our online information about managing money when you have cancer.

How we can help

Macmillan Grants

If you have cancer, you may be able to get a Macmillan Grant to help with the extra costs of cancer. Find out who can apply and how to access our grants.

Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.