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Barclaycard turns 50: How five decades of credit cards have changed money for...

Telegraph.co.uk

Barclaycard turns 50: How five decades of credit cards have changed money for good
Telegraph.co.uk
While credit cards presented a way to pay without having to carry bundles of cash, allowing industries such as mail-order catalogues to thrive, it also led to a boom in easily-available consumer credit. The timing of Barclaycard's launch in 1966 was ...
Eight great benefits credit cards offer if you use them wiselyBT.com
Credit cards turn 50Moneywise Magazine
5 credit card tricks for your best summer everWKBW-TV
Yahoo News -Bankrate.com -ConsumerReports.org
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Are Credit Cards More Innovative Than FinTech Startups? - Forbes

Forbes

Are Credit Cards More Innovative Than FinTech Startups?
Forbes
Although Brexit has dominated the headlines from the UK, another milestone has quietly been reached this week. Barclaycard, the largest and first credit card issuer in the UK, turned 50 years old. In the 1960s, on both sides of the Atlantic, a ...


15 facts you never knew about credit cards - This is Money

This is Money

15 facts you never knew about credit cards
This is Money
If you are looking to clear an expensive credit card debt or even pay off an existing loan or overdraft for a small fee of around 2-4 per cent a balance transfer card or money transfer card will allow you to shift the debt to a 0 per cent interest deal ...
The most dangerous 50-year-old in BritainMirror.co.uk

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Millennials Are Big Credit Card Users After All - Forbes

Forbes

Millennials Are Big Credit Card Users After All
Forbes
Much research over the past few years has led us to believe that Millennials are credit card averse, preferring cash or debit cards after watching their parents get mired in consumer debt. In fact, a recent Bankrate survey found that 63% of those ...


Put it on the plastic: Barclaycard, the UK's first credit card, turns 50 - Th...

The Guardian

Put it on the plastic: Barclaycard, the UK's first credit card, turns 50
The Guardian
At that time cash was the most popular form of payment, and the idea of paying by plastic was completely alien to most people, some of whom took the view that credit cards were an undesirable American import. Barclaycard was based on Bank of America's ...
Get the candles ready: It's the credit card's 50th birthday since its introduction to the UK by BarclaycardCity A.M.
Barclaycard marks 50 years of the credit card in the UKRetail Times
Barclaycard celebrates 50th anniversary of the UK's first credit cardFinextra (press release)

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Credit-Card Companies Know How Little You Know - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Credit-Card Companies Know How Little You Know
Bloomberg
When I was 22, I wondered how credit-card companies made money. I had two cards at the time. They were free to use. Every month I would buy things with the cards, and -- because I used auto-pay -- every month the balance would be deducted from my ...

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50 years on: How credit cards changed our relationship with money - BBC News

BBC News

50 years on: How credit cards changed our relationship with money
BBC News
Fifty years ago this week Barclaycard issued the first credit cards in the UK. Half a century on, consumers are used to a range of convenient ways to pay, but back in 1966 there was a feeling of change when people tried to brandish their exciting new ...
The first ever-existing credit card: Barclay's life-changing giftExpress.co.uk

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How credit card borrowing has climbed - Financial Times

Financial Times

How credit card borrowing has climbed
Financial Times
In a nutshell, it shows how our borrowing on credit cards ? introduced in the UK 50 years ago this week ? has increased steadily since the financial crisis. These are the monthly consumer lending figures (excluding student loans) from the Bank of ...

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Digital Insight and PSCU deliver credit card account integration - Finextra

Digital Insight and PSCU deliver credit card account integration
Finextra
Known as Card Management Services for Digital Banking, the new service will give consumers a fast and easy way to manage their credit card accounts via web browsers, smartphones and tablets. Mutual customers of Digital Insight and PSCU can offer their ...

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Life Without Credit Cards: How Two Families Make It Work - NerdWallet (blog)

NerdWallet (blog)

Life Without Credit Cards: How Two Families Make It Work
NerdWallet (blog)
NerdWallet interviewed two families who have stopped using credit cards. One lives in a major city, the other in a small town in the Midwest. In both cases, they've used credit cards in the past but found that they were just more comfortable without them.



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