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Brexit resources

Doing what we can to help you prepare

Articles, tips and links to help you get ready for when the UK leaves the EU.

We’ll update this information as and when we get firm details. We want to help you prepare, whatever the outcome.

From our roots in 1690, we’ve used our experience, expertise and resilience to help the people who bank with us weather all manner of challenges, uncertainty and opportunities. Brexit is no different.

That’s why we’ve collected information on a wide range of topics to help you feel more confident about the future. Whether you’re looking to create a budget for your spending, planning a holiday or thinking of buying a home, there’s something that could be helpful.

Managing your day-to-day finances

Tips to help you keep things ticking over.

Money management

How to improve your financial health

Develop your money-management skills with our easy-to-follow guides on budgeting, saving, planning for the future and handling debt.

Managing your money

Simple ways to manage your money

From tracking how much you’re spending to saving for the future, we’ve got the tools, support and guidance to make managing your money easy.

14 top saving tips

Simple hacks to boost your bank account

Reboot, recharge and get your finances into shape. We’ve put together fourteen personal finance hacks – savvy shortcuts to bolster your bank balance1.

How to consolidate your debt

All your debts in one manageable loan

If you’ve borrowed from different lenders, a debt consolidation loan could help you take control of your finances and keep track of your money.

Loans are subject to status. Early settlement fees apply.

Travelling abroad

Planning a trip, travel money and insurance.

Travelling abroad

Tips to help you plan your trip

We’re here to help you enjoy your travels, with cashback offers, holiday insurance and tips on taking care of your money while you’re away.

Foreign currency

Bureau de change

Get your travel money with ease. Choose quick, free home delivery in the UK – or collect from one of our branches.

Using your debit card abroad

A secure and convenient way to pay when you’re away

Using your debit card is an easy way to withdraw cash and make purchases – wherever you are.

Property

Improving your home, moving or investing.

First-time home buyers

Start the journey to your first home

Find out how to buy a home and take out a mortgage, get tips on what to do if you can’t save the deposit you need and work out much you could borrow.

Improving your home

Transform it into a special place

Whether it’s building a kitchen extension or just painting walls, a refresh could add value to your home and turn it into a place you won’t want to leave. 

Remortgage guides

How remortgaging works

Find out why moving your mortgage to us from your current lender could be right for you – and how the remortgaging process works.

 

How to buy to let

How to buy to let

Practical tips for aspiring landlords

What to consider before you buy a buy-to-let property or expand your portfolio – from property types and location to getting the right mortgage.

Preparing your investments

Whatever the final outcome, Brexit is certain to have repercussions for investors in both the short and long term – but there are strategies to help ride out market turbulence.

The value of investments can fall as well as rise. You may not get back what you originally invested. We don’t offer personal financial advice so if you’re not sure about investing, seek independent advice. 

When is the right time to invest?

Clare Francis asks Dr. Peter Brooks, Barclays’ Head of Behavioural Finance, when is the right time to invest and how can you reduce anxiety over market timing.

3 funds to help you steer through Brexit

We explore some of the options for investors looking for protection from stock market storms

Five dos and don’ts during periods of volatility

Market ups and downs can be unnerving. We look at investing dos and don’ts during turbulent times.

About Ready-made Investments

Deciding between various types of investments can be difficult - even for the most experienced investors. If you’ve got little time to spare, the process is even harder, so opting for a convenient ‘one-stop’ solution can make things much easier.

Other tools that might help

Stay in control of your money.

Budget calculator

Plan out your repayments

It’s important to be sure repayments will fit in with your other monthly commitments.

 

We’ve prepared this budget planner to help you see what you can afford.

The Barclays app

Take control of your money

Check your balance, send money and earn rewards on your mobile with the Barclays app.2

Barclays Journal

Helping you to prepare your finances for whatever changes, choices or challenges are ahead. We’ve pulled together news, articles and guides to help you stay on top of your finances – now and tomorrow.