BONUS EPISODE: How to manage your money and mental health

The Pension Confident Podcast

May 15 2024 • 15 mins

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week so in this bonus episode of The Pension Confident Podcast, we’re revisiting a really important topic - how to manage your money and your mental health.

Tune in to hear the best bits from episode nine and hear from Philippa Lamb and our expert panel as they discuss how to talk about money, mental health and more. We hear from:

Episode Breakdown:

01:10 Personal experiences from the guests

04:12 Financial support from the FSCS

05:20 Early warnings signs of money and mental health struggles

06:45 How are money and mental health linked?

07:44 Money worries in retirement

09:26 How to manage money worries

10:25 Where to turn for financial support

11:39 Tips for keeping on top of your finances

12:32 Tips for managing your mental health

13:20 How to talk about money worries.

*If you’re struggling right now and need to talk to someone, call SAMARITANS on 116 123 - they are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can also text the word ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 and speak to a volunteer, anonymously.

If you’re concerned for the immediate safety of yourself or someone else, then always call 999. For non-emergencies, call 111, or speak to your GP who can refer you to your local NHS Mental Health Trust.

Further reading:

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