Given appropriate support, people on low incomes can save, build assets and repay debt. At the Brotherhood we believe it is essential that low-income earners are included in the economic life of the nation, with access to affordable, appropriate financial services.
The Brotherhood is assisting Australians to actively manage their money by offering saving and education programs.
HEEUP assists Victorian households, living on lower incomes, to upgrade their hot water system to a new more efficient system. In doing so, HEEUP should help low-income households become more energy efficient.
Saver Plus assists families on low incomes to develop a savings habit, build assets and improve financial capability. When they reach their goal, ANZ matches their savings, dollar for dollar, up to $500.
Developed by ANZ, MoneyMinded is an adult financial education program designed to help people make informed decisions about their money.
The Brotherhood of St Laurence is a provider of the No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) which is coordinated by Good Shepherd Microfinance. The Brotherhood currently operates NILS in the Frankston and surrounding areas.
The joint small loans program, Progress Loans, between the Brotherhood and ANZ has concluded. Existing loans are not affected but no new loans will be offered.
Our research about money matters focuses on increasing disadvantaged Australians' access to affordable, appropriate financial services.
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