Wed, 23 Feb|
Marks Gate Community Centre
Money Mentors - Marks Gate
Time & Location
23 Feb 2022, 10:00 GMT – 30 Mar 2022, 12:30 BST
Marks Gate Community Centre, Rose Lane, Marks Gate, Chadwell Heath, Essex, RM6 5NJ
About the Event
MONEY MENTORS is a FREE money management course.
Successful completion results in: Money Mentors qualification (ASDAN accredited; equivalent to NVQ Level 1)
On the 7-week Money Mentors course you will become aware of benefits and grants that you may not have heard of and gain a wealth of tools for saving money.
Find out how to get money off your energy bills, halve your water bills with Water Sure, get 50% interest on your savings with Help to Save* and maximise your income with benefits checks.
‘The kind of advice that has been shared in this workshop, you don't find it out there, honestly.’ – Asma, Money Mentors graduate
'I was able to gain back £644.57 and it is all down to this course.' - Chituru, Money Mentors graduate
Find out how YOU have the power to maximize your income, decrease your expenses and feel confident talking about money.
‘When I go shopping, I think about what you told me’ – Money Mentors graduate, Marks Gate
'I’ve learnt to save outgoings, save on my bills, compare prices, and I’ve saved over £900 on my outgoings.' – Safiye, qualified Money Mentor
And Money Mentors is not just about you. You’ll feel confident helping family and friends with money, and your community in the UK and abroad will feel the benefits .
'The information is life-changing…It’s like an empowerment programme' – Esther, qualified Money Mentor
Case study: Asma
Asma Haq is a Chemical Engineer turned social worker. She engages and integrates the Asian Muslim community of Marks Gate, East London and runs Marks Gate Relief Project which provides philanthropic services to needy families in and around Marks Gate. She graduated as a Money Mentor in 2021.
‘We became aware of benefits and grant schemes that we never knew existed. Families that I so earnestly supported came down to me asking for their water bills to be halved. Aunty Swaliha had the biggest smile on her face because she was able to shop from Too Good to Go....
'Marks Gate was buzzing! Everybody had a story to tell about how they saved money today. Everybody was saving up to achieve their money goals!’ - Asma
- Money goals
- Prioritizing spending
- Saving strategies
- Saving when on a low income
- Financial terminology
- Dealing with debt
- Building a confident money mindset
- How to help others with money
- Sources of further information, support and inspiration
Money Mentors has already reached over 2,000 people with life-changing money management skills. Will you be next?
*Energy saving schemes, Water Sure and Help to Save are all accessed subject to terms and eligibility.
Joining instructions/Any questions
Click below to register your place or call Frederick on 07898 email@example.com.
We will be in touch with all necessary information in advance of the course.
This course runs 10am-12.30pm every Wednesday, 23 Feb - 30 March 2022.
Money Mentors is free to attend, expert-led and impartial. We are a social enterprise and invest 100% of our profits in our mission to transform lives through money advice and education.
Money Mentors is offered in valued partnership with North Meets South Big Local.