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April 2021

Friends Against Scams

Tue 20 April, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This session from The Royal Bank of Scotland will educate carers on current frauds and scams happening right now in your community, how to spot them, stop them and how to report them accordingly. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Outcomes of this online session Friends Against Scams is a presentation which has been created by The Royal Bank of Scotland…

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Financial Independence

Tue 27 April, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

This session from Money Advice Scotland provides an introduction to bank accounts, credit reports, methods of paying bills, as well as some examples of household bills. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh. The event is being run in conjunction with Carers of East Lothian so there will be some carers from East Lothian in attendance. Outcomes of this online session An introduction…

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May 2021

Introduction to Buying and Selling on eBay (May)

Wed 5 May, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Decluttering, moving home, emptying the home of a loved one who has passed or gone in to care, or just wanting to raise some extra cash. Treasure Tree may be able to help. Selling online with Treasure Tree via eBay harnesses the power of 183 Million eBay users and gets your preloved items to a new home. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Carers who just want to know more about Treasure Tree. Carers who have things…

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Bank accounts

Tue 11 May, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

This session from Money Advice Scotland, an overview of bank accounts available, the pros and cons of each. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh. The event is being run in conjunction with Carers of East Lothian so there will be some carers from East Lothian in attendance. Outcomes of this online session An overview of the type of bank accounts available, what…

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Debt and Budgeting

Tue 11 May, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An information session offering sensitive advice on how to manage debt and budget effectively, led by an experienced practitioner who works for a debt advice service in Edinburgh. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Carers who would like help and advice with budgeting and debt for themselves or the person they care for. Outcomes of this online session. By the end of the session you will have an increased understanding of debt and budgeting and the services…

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Fraud, Scams and Financial wellbeing

Mon 17 May, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This session from Royal Bank of Scotland focuses on understanding how you can protect yourself and your family against fraud and scams and how to manage financial wellbeing. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Outcomes of this online session This presentation touches on both fraud and financial wellbeing, the session focuses on understanding how you can protect yourself, the person you…

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June 2021

Generating money with eBay

Wed 2 June, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Figured out how to buy and sell on eBay? Debbie from Treasure Tree will explain how VOCAL can help you to generate profit for yourself and also be able to give something back. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Carers who just want to know more about Treasure Tree and have been on the session ‘Introduction to buying and selling on eBay'. Carers who have things they would like to sell, and are willing to donate a…

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Benefits for school age children

Tue 8 June, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Information about welfare benefits available to carers and the school age children they care for. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Any carer for cares for a school age child. This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Outcomes of this online session An outline of the benefits available to you and the child you care for including carers allowance and DLA. Delivered by Shirley and Andy, Money Matters…

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Basic Benefits

Tue 15 June, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Information about benefits available to carers and the people they care for, as well as information on some of the changes to benefits due to COVD-19. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Carers who are not currently accessing benefits but would like to know more information about what they or the person they care for could be entitled to and for carers who think there might be a change in the benefits they or the person they…

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Introduction To buying and selling on eBay (June)

Wed 30 June, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Decluttering, moving home, emptying the home of a loved one who has passed or gone in to care, or just wanting to raise some extra cash. Treasure Tree may be able to help. Selling online with Treasure Tree via eBay harnesses the power of 183 Million eBay users and gets your preloved items to a new home. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Carers who just want to know more about Treasure Tree. Carers who have things…

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