Investment Account A fully flexible way to invest

A flexible, straightforward account with no limits on the amount you can invest. Remember, the value of investments can fall as well as rise, and you could get back less than you invest. If you’re not sure about investing, seek independent advice.  What’s an Investment Account? An Investment Account lets you buy funds, shares and […]

Home improvement loan Spruce up your property

Whether you’d like a new kitchen, or want to give your lounge a new lease of life, this loan is designed to help you get more from your property. Have a builder’s quote? You could get a no-obligation price quote. Apply in Online Banking or Barclays Mobile Banking – most people apply in less than […]

Best Short-Term Investments

If you’re not exactly angling to play the stock market long term but still want to invest that extra cash you have, what are your options? Lucky for you, there are plenty of good short-term investment options that can earn you decent returns. What are some of the best short term investments in 2018? Still, first […]

Impact investing is only a good idea in specific circumstances

We’ve recently written a report on impact investing. We find that effective impact investing is very hard and, to maximize social impact, it is usually much more effective to donate. You can read the Executive Summary below. [Edit: 09/01: We have made some minor adjustments to the framing of our findings in the Executive Summary […]