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 »
Money MarketingPete Matthew: Advisers with flash cars are like dentists with bad teethMoney MarketingI make public my views about how money works and how I think personal finances should be managed. ... So I will continue to pootle about Cornwall feeling smug in my Seat Ibiza (£8,000 – bought for cash), while ramping up my pension contributions.
Express.co.uk10 ways Brexit could affect your financesExpress.co.ukHow will Brexit affect your finances? Here are 10 ways the UK's decision to quit the EU could affect you. ... Simon Vella, chief marketing officer at pension specialists Profile Financial, says: “Pension savings are a long-term investment and although ...and more »
Slate Magazine (blog)The U.K.'s Credit Rating Was Just Downgraded. How Come Nobody Cares?Slate Magazine (blog)Meanwhile, both Standard & Poor's and Fitch downgraded the country's credit rating. Much like England's defeat on the ... Britain controls its own currency, so even in the event of a severe, Brexit-fueled recession it shouldn't have any problem paying ...Britain credit rating downgraded as markets suffer more Brexit losses - as it happenedThe Guardianall 235 news articles »
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 »