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Bank of articles

Autumn Budget 2017 explained

What the changes could mean for you

How could the Autumn Budget affect your finances? Read our summary of the headline changes.

Avoid online ticket fraud

How to buy tickets online safely

It’s important to stay alert to the signs of fraudulent ticket sellers. We share some simple tips to make sure you get to your favourite events.

Read about ISAs

Make the most of your ISA allowance

The latest ISA rules could change the way you save. We outline what they are and what they might mean for you, and your money.

Add value to your home

Tempted to improve rather than move?

We look at some of the ways you can add value to your home and make living there that bit more enjoyable while you're at it.

Car-buying tips

Looking for a new or second-hand car?

There’s a lot to consider when buying your next car. To make things a little easier, Jim Holder from What Car? shares 6 tips.

Email payment fraud

Could you spot a fraudulent email?

Email payment fraud is a growing form of crime. Here we explain what email payment fraud is and what you should look out for.

Tech for smart homes

How to make your home smarter

Find out how the internet of things could let you control your home with a smartphone.

The General Data Protection Regulation

How it will affect you

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a change to the law relating to personal data. 

Barclays Mortgages Smart Home Survey 2017

What does the nation think about home tech?

The results from our latest research are in – here’s what they reveal about our attitudes towards smart home technology.