Adult Education Wolverhampton’s latest ‘Plan for the Pinch’ Multiply courses are giving people the maths knowledge and skills to grow their confidence in dealing with everyday money matters essential in helping to improve their financial wellbeing.

They include Fuel Poverty – Be Energy Efficient, which offers tips and tricks that could save people money as they find out how to become more energy efficient. It focuses on how people can save energy, how to use a ‘best value’ approach when choosing an energy deal and how to get help if they are concerned.

The second, Debt & Health – Protect Yourself, explores the links good financial management and good health and wellbeing. People will learn the benefits of daily routines, how to manage daily stress and reduce anxiety around their finances, and find out where to get support if they need it.

The Multiply courses, launched last year, are designed to help residents through the cost of living crisis by growing their confidence in dealing with everyday money matters. 

Councillor Louise Miles, the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet Member for Jobs and Skills, said: “Many people are currently experiencing financial difficulties, and we want to give residents the essential skills they need to better manage those challenges. 

"Adult Education Wolverhampton's Multiply courses are designed to boost your maths knowledge, skills and confidence so that you can take the first steps to improving your financial wellbeing. So, if you would like to develop some basic maths skills while you look at ways of better managing your finances, come and join one of our short courses in a venue near you.”

For more information, please visit Adult Education Wolverhampton, email enquiries@aes.wolverhampton or call the Student Services team on 01902 558180.

Find out more about the support available to people who are struggling because of the cost of living crisis at Cost of Living Support.