The BLF is looking at ways of how it can support people on financial matters or managing their money better. The BLF Helpline already offers advice about welfare benefits, fuel bills etc. however we want to see if this advice can be extended to cover other areas. Also if we can offer better advice to people who are retiring early, reducing hours at work , or even giving up work completely due to their condition.
We are not looking to provide financial advice covering issues such as private or work pensions, savings and investments etc. as this is a specialist area.
I placed a Poll on the community last night and there seems to be a little confusion about what I was asking (or more likely I wasn’t clear enough).
Now that’s cleared up (I hope) I’d like to ask you all another question –
Does your condition (or that of your partner) have an adverse effect on your household finances?