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The GuardianPut it on the plastic: Barclaycard, the UK's first credit card, turns 50The GuardianFor it was 50 years ago on Wednesday 29 June 1966 that Barclays launched Britain's first credit card. Barclaycard kickstarted a revolution in the way we manage and spend our money, and played a key role in creating Britain's £1.5tn personal debt mountain.Barclaycard celebrates 50th anniversary of the UK's first credit cardFinextra (press release)all 5 news articles »
Express.co.uk10 ways Brexit could affect your financesExpress.co.ukBut estate agent Jeremy Leaf is more optimistic: “The UK economy remains strong and the majority of our customers are telling us that it is business as usual.” house and ... Simon Vella, chief marketing officer at pension specialists Profile Financial ...and more »
The GuardianUK borrowing rose at fastest rate in more than a decadeThe GuardianBritish consumers borrowed more than expected in May to buy homes and fund other purchases in a sign of confidence before last week's shock decision to leave the EU. The amount of credit extended to borrowers, which includes credit cards, personal ...and more »
The GuardianUK borrowing rises at fastest rate in more than a decadeThe GuardianBritish consumers borrowed more than expected in May to buy homes and fund other purchases in a sign of confidence before last week's shock decision to leave the EU. The amount of credit extended to borrowers, which includes credit cards, personal ...and more »
Financial TimesHow credit card borrowing has climbedFinancial TimesIn a nutshell, it shows how our borrowing on credit cards — introduced in the UK 50 years ago this week — has increased steadily since the financial crisis. These are the monthly consumer lending figures (excluding student loans) from the Bank of ...
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Put it on the plastic: Barclaycard, the UK's first credit card, turns 50 - The Guardian

The GuardianPut it on the plastic: Barclaycard, the UK's first credit card, turns 50The GuardianFor it was 50 years ago on Wednesday 29 June 1966 that Barclays launched Britain's first credit card. Barclaycard kickstarted a revolution in the way we manage and spend our money, and played a key role in creating Britain's £1.5tn personal debt mountain.Barclaycard celebrates 50th anniversary of the UK's first credit cardFinextra (press release)all 5 news articles »
(29-06-2016)

10 ways Brexit could affect your finances - Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk10 ways Brexit could affect your financesExpress.co.ukBut estate agent Jeremy Leaf is more optimistic: “The UK economy remains strong and the majority of our customers are telling us that it is business as usual.” house and ... Simon Vella, chief marketing officer at pension specialists Profile Financial ...and more »
(29-06-2016)

UK borrowing rose at fastest rate in more than a decade - The Guardian

The GuardianUK borrowing rose at fastest rate in more than a decadeThe GuardianBritish consumers borrowed more than expected in May to buy homes and fund other purchases in a sign of confidence before last week's shock decision to leave the EU. The amount of credit extended to borrowers, which includes credit cards, personal ...and more »
(29-06-2016)

UK borrowing rises at fastest rate in more than a decade - The Guardian

The GuardianUK borrowing rises at fastest rate in more than a decadeThe GuardianBritish consumers borrowed more than expected in May to buy homes and fund other purchases in a sign of confidence before last week's shock decision to leave the EU. The amount of credit extended to borrowers, which includes credit cards, personal ...and more »
(29-06-2016)

How credit card borrowing has climbed - Financial Times

Financial TimesHow credit card borrowing has climbedFinancial TimesIn a nutshell, it shows how our borrowing on credit cards — introduced in the UK 50 years ago this week — has increased steadily since the financial crisis. These are the monthly consumer lending figures (excluding student loans) from the Bank of ...
(29-06-2016)

Today marks 50 years of credit cards in the UK: Here are 15 facts you never knew about your flexible friend - This is Money

This is MoneyToday marks 50 years of credit cards in the UK: Here are 15 facts you never knew about your flexible friendThis is MoneyThe latest figures show the amount we owe on credit cards as a nation stood at £64.4 billion in April, or £2,387 per household. The Money Charity warns that it would 25 years and six months to repay this sum if you made only the minimum repayment each ...The most dangerous 50-year-old in BritainMirror.co.ukall 7 news articles »
(29-06-2016)

Who is Stephen Crabb? Bearded Welshman with controversial views on homosexuality - Metro

MetroWho is Stephen Crabb? Bearded Welshman with controversial views on homosexualityMetroAmy Willis for Metro.co.ukWednesday 29 Jun 2016 11:33 am. 128. Who is Stephen ... The MP emerged from relative obscurity earlier this year, to take over from Iain Duncan Smith when he resigned as work and pensions secretary in protest to the £4bn cut ...and more »
(29-06-2016)

'Should I put my £25000 in a two-year bond or top up our Isas?' - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk'Should I put my £25000 in a two-year bond or top up our Isas?'Telegraph.co.ukInstead, Mr Hagger suggested looking at a provider that was protected by the FSCS, which would ensure that you were 100pc guaranteed to get your money back. Online provider Charter Savings Bank offers a two-year bond that pays 1.91pc. This will give ...and more »
(29-06-2016)

The most dangerous 50-year-old in Britain - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukThe most dangerous 50-year-old in BritainMirror.co.ukCurrently around seven in 10 adults have a credit card, more than a third of those have more than one card in their wallet, and almost two thirds owe money. The average amount owed is £891, rising to £1,215 for 18 to 24 year olds. However, debt ...and more »
(29-06-2016)

Brexit stress tests income drawdown investors - FT Adviser

Brexit stress tests income drawdown investorsFT AdviserSteve Lowe, group communications director at Just Retirement, said volatile financial markets in the wake of the UK's decision to leave the European Union are a reminder for the new generation accessing income drawdown not to risk pension cash they can ...
(29-06-2016)

Brexit: impact on pensions and investments - International Adviser

International AdviserBrexit: impact on pensions and investmentsInternational AdviserEveryone is still struggling to get to grips with the UK voting to leave the European Union, and quite frankly it has been 'brexhausting'. Moving past the politics, Fidelity International has ... “Many don't realise that most pensions allow you to ...
(29-06-2016)

Barclaycard celebrates 50th anniversary of the UK's first credit card - Finextra (press release)

Barclaycard celebrates 50th anniversary of the UK's first credit cardFinextra (press release)Fifty years ago today Barclaycard launched the first credit card with a six-page business strategy, an investment of £20,000 and 30 employees who operated from a converted shoe factory in Northampton. For the launch on 29 June, 1966, Barclays set ...and more »
(29-06-2016)

Ex-Console CEO Paul Kelly accused of running up massive credit card bills - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieEx-Console CEO Paul Kelly accused of running up massive credit card billsBreakingNews.ieThe founder of the Console charity, his wife and son Tim are being accused of running up credit card bills of almost €500,000. The money was spent by the three on groceries, designer clothes and foreign trips, according to a draft copy of the HSE audit ...and more »
(29-06-2016)

To mark 50 years of credit cards in the UK, here are 15 facts you never knew about your flexible friend - This is Money

This is MoneyTo mark 50 years of credit cards in the UK, here are 15 facts you never knew about your flexible friendThis is MoneyThe latest figures show the amount we owe on credit cards as a nation stood at £64.4 billion in April, or £2,387 per household. The Money Charity warns that it would 25 years and six months to repay this sum if you made only the minimum repayment each ...The most dangerous 50-year-old in BritainMirror.co.ukall 7 news articles »
(29-06-2016)

Pension lump sums: don't take yours while Brexit is wreaking havoc - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukPension lump sums: don't take yours while Brexit is wreaking havocTelegraph.co.ukThe providers of the pension schemes – whether these were workplace pensions or personal plans – write to savers to remind them of their options as the date approaches. In the past, this was typically the point at which savers took their lump sum and ...and more »
(29-06-2016)
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