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Marks Gate Community Centre

Money Mentors Marks Gate Nov-Dec 22

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Money Mentors Marks Gate Nov-Dec 22
Money Mentors Marks Gate Nov-Dec 22

Time & Location

30 Nov 2022, 10:00 – 12:15 GMT

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 6-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.

We provide information and help with the government Cost of Living support package.

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Feedback from accredited Mentors

‘I found the money mentoring training very helpful. I have acquired tools to help me review my finance. In addition I have been made aware of so many websites for money saving. I have gained knowledge on how to save money.’ – Jan, Money Mentors graduate 2022

‘The kind of advice that has been shared in this workshop, you don't find it out there, honestly.’ – Asma, Money Mentors graduate 2021

Find out how YOU have the power to maximize your income, decrease your expenses and feel confident talking about money.

‘It's brilliant, and I'll definitely recommend it to everyone.’ – Emma, Money Mentors graduate 2022

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

Read Asma’s story 

Course Content

- Money goals

- Budgeting

- 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.

‘I heard about the Money Mentors through a friend…I thought, ‘that’s something that concerns me’, because I had lot of trouble with money, and I was looking for ways how I can be able to manage money. It’s never been easy for me, for different reasons. However ever since I’ve been coming to attend these sessions, it has really been very good and very useful. They help you to save money, and have a long-term plan and a long-term goal. The experience that I have gained from here, I will take that with me for life, also share that with friends and family for a very very long time. I would definitely recommend people to take the same steps that I did.’

- Issiaka, Money Mentors graduate 2022

Joining instructions/Any questions

Click below to register your place or call Frederick on 07898 654428/frederick@moneyaande.co.uk.

We will be in touch with all necessary information in advance of the course.

This course runs  10am-12.15pm every Wednesday, 2 November - 7 December 2022.

More information

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.

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Money Mentors is offered in valued partnership with North Meets South Big Local.

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