Your finances

Planning your finances

Cancer can affect your finances. Planning, managing and understanding your finances will help you.

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    Reviewing your savings, investments and income will help you plan your budget.

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    If you are struggling to cover your essential costs, call us on 0808 808 00 00. You may be eligible for financial help.

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    Having a weekly or monthly budget can help you manage your day-to-day finances.

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    Sorting out your affairs

    Cancer has many financial effects. You may have several different issues on your mind – find out where to seek advice.

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    Asking someone to manage your finances for you

    If you can’t manage your financial affairs, you may want someone you know and trust to manage them for you.

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    Managing payments

    It is important to keep track of your bills and bank accounts. There are ways to make managing them easier.

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    Make sure you’ve considered other options before borrowing money. Choose the cheapest type of borrowing and know how you’ll make repayments.

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    Inheritance tax

    Inheritance tax is paid if your estate is worth more than £325,000 after your death. This includes property, money and possessions.

Try our interactive financial support tool