HOUSEHOLDS on Universal Credit will want to make a note of these key dates in July and August. During these two months, some big money changes will be taking place including the first instalment of the cost of living payments. These changes will include Universal Credit , National Insurance and benefits . The Sun has condensed the changes down for you so you can easily keep track of key dates. First £650 cost of living payment Eight million households in the UK will receive their first £650 cost of living payment . You’ll receive £326 between 14 July and the end of the month. Read more on money BUDGET BOSS We reviewed the five best budgeting apps that can help you save £1,000s GRUBS UP I save nearly £1,000 a YEAR on groceries by joining a food club - here’s how In order to claim the benefit you must receive Universal Credit , income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), income-related Employment … [Read more...] about Three big Universal Credit changes in July and August you need to know including National Insurance
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THOUSANDS of people who are not eligible for a council tax rebate could still get up to £150 free cash to help with the cost of living crisis. Four in five households are now receiving council tax rebates automatically - the giveaway is part of a package of measures from the Government to help struggling households across the UK. You must be in council tax bands A-D to qualify for the payment, which was announced by the government in February to help with the cost of living crisis. While households who pay their council tax by direct debit will get the money automatically, others will have to apply. The deadline for this has now been extended until roughly September 30, 2022. But the longer you leave it, the longer it will take for your money to come through. Read More On Council Tax TAX TRIM Four ways including Universal Credit which could mean you pay NO council tax pay day Exact date households MUST apply for … [Read more...] about Thousands of people NOT eligible for council tax rebate to get £150 – how to apply
TWO Brits have recently become millionaires - but they have absolutely no idea. The clueless Lottery winners have yet to come forward and claim their cash. And if they don't step up, they'll lose it all in less than a month. Both ticket-holders won £1million in the EuroMillions draw on January 21 this year. Their pay-out comes courtesy of the European Millionaire Maker raffle. But on July 20, the deadline to claim the prize will pass. Read more on Money FEE STING Warning for broadband customers over 'astronomical' fees - best and worst firms BUILD BOOST What is the Help to Build Scheme and how can I apply? Anyone who remembers buying a ticket for the draw is urged to check in pockets and behind the back of the sofa. The winners live in Doncaster, South Yorkshire , and the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire. If they do miss out, it could be a small comfort to know they're not … [Read more...] about Two clueless Lottery winners have less than a MONTH left to claim their winnings – could it be you?