Barclays Journal

Your destination for financial news and guides

The latest updates and money-saving tips, suited to everyone, all in one place. 

Bank of articles

Help to Buy: ISA guide

Could the Help to Buy: ISA help you save?

With 1 in 10 people saving for a home, the Help to Buy: ISA could be a solution for first-time buyers.

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.

Relocating or renovating

An expert property guide

Want a snapshot of the latest information about a new area, or are you planning to renovate your property? Here are some insider tips. 

Families talking finance

It’s all relative

Families can be great for advice, but would you talk to yours about money? We asked 4 families to open up to each other about their finances. Here’s what they had to say.

Valuing your property

How much is a house really worth?

Putting your house on the market? Here’s how to make sure you’re getting the right price for your current property or new home. 

Investing in property

An expert guide to the buy-to-let market

A series of new tax changes could affect your buy-to-let plans, but there’s still a number of ways to maximise your returns.

Luxury travel for less

How to plan an affordable luxury holiday

Thanks to the sharing economy, you may be able to book your dream holiday for less. We explain how.

Open Banking

4 things you need to know

Have you heard about Open Banking? It’s designed to give you more control of your financial information and help you benefit from a wider range of products and services. Here’s what you need to know.

Choosing a financial adviser

Confused by financial jargon?

We outline the key things to consider when looking for a financial adviser.