1E. Prepare your banking

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A lack of financial resources is one of the biggest reasons women return to abusive partners. Whilst you are still living at home collect the documents you need, open a bank account for yourself and securely deposit money. If you can, speak to the bank as soon as possible and ask them to help you do this discreetly.

Banking essentials

Longer-term banking matters

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