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Barclays Journal

Your destination for financial news and guides

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

  • Money skills

    Boost your savings

    Simple hacks to help your bank account

    We’ve gathered 10 of the best personal finance hacks – savvy shortcuts to bolster your bank balance.1

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    Choosing a financial adviser

    Confused by financial jargon?

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

  • Making plans
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    Couples finance

    Ideas for managing your money as a couple

    Of all the challenges you face as a couple, managing your money can be one of the hardest. We look at some ideas that can help.

    Top things to plan for when getting married

    Make planning your wedding or civil ceremony as exciting as the day itself. Our tips could help to take some stress away.

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    Money saving tips for families

    Cut back on your everyday finances

    Take greater control of your family finances and make sure you're not missing out on any potential savings.

  • Finances at university
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    Make the most of uni

    Tips on making the most of your time at university

    Learn how to manage your money and set yourself up while you’re studying.

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    Apprenticeships guide

    Is an apprenticeship scheme right for your child?

    We outline apprenticeships – from the key benefits to what an apprentice might earn.

    Uni's over, what next?

    Uni's over, what next?

    Life after university

    Read about managing your money, changing your bank account and preparing for work – with simple CV and interview tips.

    Life after university

    What’s next?

    How do you manage your money after graduation? Find out about credit scores, taxes, making the most of your money and paying off your overdraft.

  • Your future
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    Life after work

    Volunteering and part-time work

    How to keep some structure in your life.

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