Your finances

Planning and managing your finances

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

  • Income

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

  • Spending

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

  • Budgeting

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

  • Managing payments

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

  • Borrowing

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

  • Asking someone to manage your finances

    If managing your finances becomes difficult, you may want someone you know and trust to manage them for you.

  • Sorting out your affairs

    Planning for the future could include writing a will and deciding what will happen to your possessions.

  • 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