Helen Brady, Sandra Blake and Bella Walker reflect on the intersection between small business and financial counselling, which addresses which small business owners may be vulnerable to financial stress, gig economy risks, the added pressure and higher risk faced by small businesses, and why exactly financial counsellors are important to small business owners.
Dr Sandy Ross’ May 2021 introduction message for FCVic’s Devil’s Advocate newsletter, reflecting on how financial counselling needs to build stronger links with First Nations communities and organisations.
FCVic is delighted to have received approval from the Victorian Government to proceed with our pilot trial ‘On Track with My Money’. The pilot is part of our Mental Health project, funded within the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 response. It explores the super-additive potential of financial counselling when integrated within mental health support systems.