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Planning ahead

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Planning for the future with confidence

You might not be able to predict the future, but Barclaycard can help you Get Credit Confident and give you the flexibility to prepare your finances for whatever’s next – from understanding your interest-free period to setting up alerts.

With hints and budgeting tips from the Barclaycard Sidekicks, you can start planning for the future and make sure your money isn’t stretched if things get tricky.

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Things can happen out of the blue. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared. The Barclaycard Sidekick shows you how your credit card could give you more flexibility to help plan for the unexpected.

Understand your interest-free period

See how this handy credit card feature could help to give you more flexibility with your cash, as long as you pay in full and on time.

7 tips to help you budget

Make the most of these simple tips to plan for the future. You’ll find ideas to help you prioritise a budget and stick to it.

Know what’s coming your way

Set up free alerts for your account so you know when important things are about to happen – like your next monthly payment.

Choose your first credit card wisely

There’s a lot to think about when choosing your first card, so make sure you know how to get the most out of it.

How to budget

Simple ways you can pull together a budget and plan ahead.

Barclays Budget Planner

Seven tips to make everyday money management a breeze.

Money worries? We can help

See how we can help if you’re finding it difficult to stay on top of your finances.

Managing family finances

Find out if credit could help you with your family’s budget.

More ways to Get Credit Confident

Head over to the Barclaycard Sidekicks hub for more tips and hints on shopping safely, building your credit score and managing your card.