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Colwall financial advice
10:20am Thursday 15th March 2012 in Colwall
FINANCIAL ADVICE - Churches are set to run free sessions to help people in Colwall get on top of their household finances. Members of Christians Together in Colwall wanted to help their local community to best handle the economic climate so underwent specialised training from UK charity Christians Against Poverty.
Now they are offering the short course aimed at putting the joy back into money by teaching people how to chart their household income and take control of their expenditure.
Money coach Rob Darby who will be leading the sessions called CAP Money, said: “With households feeling the squeeze on their disposable income, we’ve all got to get a bit more savvy about our money to get through these tough times. If you know how to save and budget effectively, it can have a hugely positive impact on the whole family.” Colwall Community Church together with St James the Great are two of more than a thousand churches of different Christian traditions across the UK which are regularly offering the course, as they work together to positively impact the communities around them.
CAP Money has been found to be useful for newly retired people, soon-to-be students, mums dealing with mounting bills, families saving for a wedding and everyone in between.
He added: “We hope that we can help people, quietly and confidentially, take control rather than relying on guess work so they can plan for the future and weather the storm.”