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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.

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A budgeting guide for everyone

Six easy tips for everyday money management

Finances are different for everyone, but there are some tips that work for us all – let’s explore some of them. 

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How to save money

Cutting back on a few non-essential items could be a quick way to help you save a little more each month

Take control of your money

10 ways to help get your spending under control right now

When the future is uncertain, getting a grip on your outgoings can be vital. From savvy saving to smart spending, we’ve highlighted actions you can take to help you regain control over your outgoings.

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Everyday finances

Get in control of your family finances, check you're not missing out on any savings and try our 7 quick tips and tricks.

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Spending within your means

Getting the balance

Spending isn’t an issue, but it’s important to make sure you’re not spending too much. Let’s explore some ways of finding a balance.

Managing money problems

Worried about your finances? Our practical advice can help you tackle money troubles, improve your financial habits and find the support you need.

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Take care of your credit score

What is it and why is it important?

Buying a house or owning a business might not be on your radar right now, but you should still manage your money today to prepare for your future plans.

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Teaching your children about money

Discover some fun ways to teach your children about money to help them develop good financial habits from an early age.

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Barclays Money Mentors

Let’s sort your money

Get free and impartial help from Barclays Money Mentors®. You can ask them about anything, from the basics of budgeting to buying your first home.

Discover yourself, and get that all-seeing feeling

Uncover the money secrets you didn’t know you had with the Barclays app1. The app gives you insight into your everyday spending, helping you to see clearly where and how you spend, so you can get to know you, a little better.

Explore more guides

From savings tips to budgeting guides, choose a subject below to get started. 

Better budgeting

From plotting your personal budget to nailing down the family’s finances, plan ahead with our guides to smart spending

All about banking

From understanding your credit rating to helping your kids with their pocket money, our practical guides and easy-to-follow advice will help demystify banking – so you can feel more confident about your finances.

Managing money problems

Worried about your finances? Our practical advice can help you tackle money troubles, improve your financial habits and find the support you need.

Your financial future

Get prepared for life’s important events – from moving out and becoming a student, to planning for your family and saving for retirement.

Saving made simple

Whether you need to manage your money for today or squirrel away for the future, make your finances go further with our easy guide to saving.