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advisors help people manage their budget

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It’s hard to manage your budget to the penny, while inflation continues to rise. 500 budget advice points exist to support people in need.

Purchasing power has emerged as the major theme of this campaign as inflation continues to climb. Rising prices can push some households into deep poverty. Since 2019, structures have existed to support people who are struggling to get by: 500 budget advice points have been deployed in the territory.

Céline Mazier is an adviser to one of them in Le Mans (Sarthe). It begins with an essential point: listing the resources, the expenses, as well as the debts. The people she helps cannot always honor them. Céline Mazier and the other advisers direct the beneficiaries towards public aid and support them in the administrative procedures. A necessary helping hand when the budget is tight. Advisors can also go to their homes to help beneficiaries save fuel and reassure them.

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