Money Matters

Money Matters

If you want help reducing the cost of your gas, electricity, water or food shopping; would like help to use or understand price-comparison websites; struggle to keep track of your budget; aren’t sure how to get the best deals or set up new contracts for a new house or tenancy; want to understand a bit more about your benefits situation, learn more about building up savings- or just saving money by changing the way you manage your money, or want general information about pensions, banks, credit cards, insurance or other financial decisions then there is information available below, and advice may be available from the following partnership agencies.


Please note that while Citizens Advice does not offer Independent Financial Advice we can arrange a free consultation with an Independent Financial Advisor, who provides their services to the CAB on a pro-bono basis; please get in touch for further details.

 The Hull People's Premium:

This is a free text messaging service run by Hull City Council that sends texts about money saving tips and ideas directly to your mobile phone. To start receiving texts you need to register and it's very easy to do. Just text HPP to 60999. The cost of the text will be exactly the same as your standard text price. You will then receive information about products and services that will help you manage your money or give information on value for money offers.


Hull City Council run a Community Energy Switch scheme information can be found here:


If you are looking to increase your income or manage debts, you may also like to look at the debt and benefits sections of this site.

If you have a Money Matters issue there is information and details of advice providers available below.

General Money Matters Advice Providers what's this?

Citizens Advice, Hull and East Riding
Citizens Advice, Hull and East Riding is an independent charity providing free advice for the problems people face, helping them find a way forward
Hull Advice
Hull Advice is part of Hull City Council's Customer Service team. It provides a drop in service for Hull residents that gives advice on a whole range of issues including benefits, debt, housing, family, community care and employment. The Hull Advice team works on behalf of the customer, even if the customer has a dispute with the Council.

Money Matters Information Advice Providers what's this?

Age UK Hull
Age UK Hull: promoting independent living and active ageing in Hull, and local services for local people.