There are times when we could all use some help with our finances.

One of Scotwest Credit Union’s statutory objectives is to help our members in the management of their financial affairs by providing training and education. We are always on the lookout for information, instruction and courses which we feel would be of help in economically empowering our members.

From learning more about your spending habits, to seeing what areas you can make savings, the links and tips on these pages will help you give your finances a quick review:

Scotwest Credit Union Budget Review  –  Working your way through our Budget Review planner may throw up a few surprises and give you food for thought when it comes to your regular spending.

Online Money Planner from the Money Advice Service  –  The Money Advice Service is a free and independent service providing clear, unbiased money advice to help you make informed choices.

Financial Capability e-Learning Module from Money Advice Scotland  –  Would you like to feel more in control of your finances? This e-Learning Module is designed to help you improve your money management skills.

The Open University Personal Finance Courses – These courses, produced by the Open University, are ideal for Members interested in developing their personal finance skills and improving their financial decision making.

Top Tips for your Finances –  Here at Scotwest we have come up with some simple tips to help with finances – from day to day budgeting to saving for important life moments.

Sources of Help and Advice – A guide to some of the many websites available to help with money and debt advice.