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Some My Account services will be unavailable until 5 March, while we calculate the annual Council Tax bills and Housing Benefit awards for 2024/25. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Further information

4. Managing money

Oldham Credit Union

Our Credit Union lets people in the community come together to save and borrow money at low rates, and is operated on a not-for-profit basis, with surpluses being returned to members.

Help for people who can't manage their own finances

You may be able to get help managing your money - this is known as appointeeship.

Citizens Advice Bureau's Advice Guide on Money Management

Dealing with money issues can sometimes be off-putting, but if you don't understand how things like credit or mortgages work, you could end up losing out financially or getting yourself deep in debt.

But you can avoid losing money and getting into debt if you have enough information to make the right choices.