Self Help Tools
Are you finding your finances are getting tight? Investigating all your financial options and taking action early, is the most important factor in achieving your future goals.
This web page is designed to provide information and tools to assist you to "take action early". It is a joint initiative of The Salvation Army and Westpac, building on our relationship of working together to support the community.
Included below is a link to a survey ? help us to keep improving this site.
Talk to your Bank. There are a variety of options available;
Contact details for all Bank websites Services and banking options.
* Information provided by the Australian Banking Association Inc.
Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) provides access to financial counsellors who provide a free independent and confidential service.
What is a financial counsellor
Find a financial counsellor Call early as waitlists may apply.
You may be entitled to Government payments you are not aware of -
Centrelink See Payment Finder.
Find Unclaimed Money Simple search tools to find unclaimed money at ASIC.
Community Legal Centres Independent not-for-profit community organisations.
Consumer Action Law Centre - Fact Sheets Consumer Action Law Centre provides self-help kits on credit related topics, tips and traps ie.
Doing it tough financially Helpful Financial information from the ABA. (Australian Banking Association Inc)
MoneySmart An initiative of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) offering you tips and tools to help you make the most of your money.
National Debt Helpline Offering debt solutions and free financial counselling.