Flashcards in Money Advice and Budgeting Service Deck (11)
Who funds the MABS?
The Department of Social Protection
What does MABS stand for?
Money Advice and Budgeting Service
What is MABS?
A free, confidential and independent service for people in debt or at risk of getting into debt
What does MABS operate from within?
The Citizens Information Board
How many MABS are there nationwide?
Who staffs MABS?
Trained money advisers
What do the trained money advisers of MABS provide to consumers who are in or at risk of debt?
Confidential money advice
To who do the trained money advisers of MABS provide confidential money advice and a budgeting service to?
Consumers who are in debt or at risk of getting into debt
What do the trained money advisers of MABS facilitate consumers to do?
To develop knowledge and skills they need to avoid getting into debt and to deal effectively with debt situations that arise
What do the trained money advisers of MABS identify sources of?
They identify sources of credit that best meet the needs of clients to pay back debt and facilitate clients to access these sources