On average, life costs you £550 more a month if you're disabled. These costs make it harder to have savings and increase the likelihood of falling into debt. To find the extra money you need, first check your entitlement to benefits.

Managing your money

Help with extra costs

 Tips from our online community

Managing finances on behalf of someone else

Find out about becoming a Power of Attorney or using a will trust to benefit a disabled person.

Money: further resources

These pages have been created in partnership with the Money Advice Service.