Hampshire Trading Standards

Making Money Matter

Making Money Matter is an exciting initiative to help people with a learning disability be smarter and safer consumers.

Making Money Matter provides vital information to people with a learning disability about consumer rights and includes useful tips on managing a budget and avoiding the pitfalls of debt.

A resource pack is available comprising

  • A DVD which features topics such as shopping, doorstep sales and credit cards. Presented by Georgie Palmer, it is a light hearted guide on subjects that can catch all consumers out! Guidance notes are provided so it can be used as an educational tool.
  • A booklet covering a wide range of subjects in more detail to assist anybody who supports a person with learning difficulties. Topics are covered in brief with helpful links to places to go for more information. Also included are a number of summaries providing information in an easier to read format.

The pack has been produced in partnership between Trading Standards, Adult Services and other agencies. It is free to anyone in Hampshire.

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Get a copy of the pack from

Julie Gallagher
Trading Standards
Montgomery House, Monarch Way
Winchester SO22 5PW

tel 01962 833640