City : Money, Benefits, Housing : Progress Tracker
If you would like further help about any of the topics covered in this section the Elevate Me team, based at Connexions Centre, Friar Street, Reading, will be able to talk you through any queries.
Create a budget
Click here to download our simple and easy to use budget. Use it as many times as you like for each month. Write down everything you spend your money on and how much in your first two columns, and then use the handy third column to help you decide where you can save yourself money. This should help you keep track of your spending and how you can keep your money for the things you really want!
Contact an Agency
The best way to make sure that you write a realistic budget and stick to it is to get someone to help you. You can contact an agency to help you or a friend or family member who can give you advice and support.
Get Funding, a Grant or a Loan
Don't forget that whatever your goals are you can get funding or a grant or a loan to help you on your way, especially if you want to go onto study. So once you've had a look at your options and applied for support, tick here.