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Health checkTM

Want to make the most of your money?

It's easier than you think. Answer some simple questions about you and your money and our free confidential health check will show you what you can do in easy-to-follow steps. It only takes 5-10 minutes and you won’t need any paperwork. So get started now. Get started

Why take the health check?

  • See your money priorities
  • Get a plan that helps you reach your goals
  • Start making the most of your money now

What you’ll get out of it

  • A personalised action plan
  • Clear goals you can work towards
  • Simple steps you can take today

Who we are

The Money Advice Service was set up by government. We’re independent and give free, unbiased advice to help you make the most of your money.

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  • Doug Taylor Doug Taylor

    Financial Services Chief Advocate which

    The health check helps you make decisions to make the most of your money. It provides impartial advice for anyone thinking about borrowing, saving, and planning for the future.
  • Caroline Bloor Caroline Bloor

    Consumer editor good housekeeping

    Using an online tool, such as the health check, can be the first step to really getting to grips with your household finances. If you're not particularly money savvy or you don't have much time, being guided through things step-by-step is a real asset.
  • Andrew Oxlade Andrew Oxlade

    Editor this is money

    Taking charge of your financial situation is simple, costing you no more than a few hours of your life every year. Once you’ve taken the first step, the rest follows – making the right decisions becomes second nature and your financial confidence rapidly grows.
  • Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells

    Editor, Savvywoman Savvy Woman

    Whether you find that money slips through your fingers or you have cash in the bank that’s not earning any interest, it’s well worth using this health check. Many of us put off checking our finances because we don’t know where to start or find it all a bit baffling but here you’ll get step-by-step help and advice.