Money management

How to stay on top of your everyday finances

Higher prices, bigger bills and a squeeze on spending – it can be difficult to look after your money when the cost of living is on the rise. If you’re worried about how to stay on top of your finances, we’re here to help you budget better, keep control of your spending, and find ways to cut back and save.

Help managing your money

Budget basics

Six steps to help you look after your money

Keeping your spending in check

Ways to stay in control of your money

Budget better with the Barclays app

Stay in control of your money

Struggling and need help?

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.

Debt and mental health

Keeping your spending and mental health in check

Mental health and money management can be linked. Sarah’s mental health led to her spending more than she could afford, which added to her anxiety.


Getting more from your money

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.

Boost your savings

Simple hacks to help boost your bank account

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

How to save money quickly

10 fast ways to build your savings

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

Tools and events

Barclays Money Mentors®

Create a plan for your money

Free, impartial guidance on anything from better budgeting tips to buying a home.

The Barclays app

Take control of your money

Check your balance, send money and earn rewards on your mobile with the Barclays app.2

What are savings goals and how do I create one?

For flexible, rewarding banking

Apply to open an account that lets you earn rewards3 for banking with us and an app4 that helps you keep your money under control. 

How do I set a spending limit?

Stay on top of your money by setting a spending limit in the Barclays app. 

Extra help and advice


Get expert advice and fee-free debt management, so you can tackle your debts.

Government support

Check the government site for the latest advice and support.


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