Benefit and budgeting calculator

If you are struggling to afford your bills there is help available.


Use this online calculator to work out your household budget which could help you in the following ways:

  • highlight bills that are higher than most people pay
  • show areas where you can save money
  • show you which are your priority and non-priority payments
  • see other benefits you could be entitled to

Start the journey


More info about the journey

You will need to have details of your income and the money you spend, this should be as accurate as possible although the calculator will use estimated amounts if you really don’t know.

You might have to pay money to Exeter City Council for your rent or service charges, Council Tax or Housing Benefit overpayments.

If so you should talk to us soon as possible if you are finding it difficult to manage your payments as want to ensure that any arrangements you make are affordable and that you can keep to them without causing you hardship.

You can also find free and independent advice on money, budgeting and debt from the organisations below.

Money Advice Service

Citizens Advice

National Debtline

When this content has been updated

Last updated 16 August 2018