My Relationship With My Bank

Today I ended a nine year relationship. It was one I entered into because it was convenient. I didn’t know any better, and then after a while it was comfortable and harder to get out of. This was my relationship with my bank; Barclays.

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No Racial Justice without Economic Justice

Mainstream banks are closing branches across the country – with Lloyds the most recent example. Access to banking services is a problem for many communities across the UK, but some sections of society face financial exclusion more systematically than others. 

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Introducing Dr Selina Stone, Our New Patron

I am very pleased to join the team of Patrons for the JustMoney Movement. In my life and work, it has become increasingly evident to me, that how we collectively use our money can have a huge impact on our future as a human family, and the earth.

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Black Friday: can we imagine better business?

Today (24 November) is Black Friday 2023. Together with Cyber Monday (and, increasingly, the weeks before and after it), it is the main shopping event of the year, when major retailers purport to offer huge discounts to entice shoppers.

As those called to follow Christ and point towards a new way of living, the consumerist culture with Black Friday as its sacred festival must concern us.

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Autumn Statement: A Tragically Missed Opportunity  

This Autumn Statement was an opportunity for the Government to improve people’s lives, by tackling the ongoing cost-of-living scandal and investing in crumbling schools and hospitals. It was a chance to close tax loopholes and make tax fairer. Instead, the Government chose to cut some taxes whilst failing to properly support those struggling with the […]

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Government must use Autumn Statement to protect the UK’s poorest 

The JustMoney Movement has called on the Government to use the upcoming Autumn Statement to boldly step up to tackle rising poverty and inequality in our local communities, through reform of the tax system.  Around 14.4 million people were living in poverty in 2021/22, including 4.2 million children[1]. It is widely accepted that this has […]

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Beyond Business as Usual: Enacting the Kingdom in a World of Injustice

Throughout his earthly ministry, Jesus proclaimed, performed, embraced, and enacted the Kingdom of God.  He preached, ‘The Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe the good news,’ and demonstrated what this looked like by healing the sick, forgiving sin, welcoming the weak, challenging injustice, and laying down his life as an act of […]

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Good Money Week Roundup

There are real life impacts for every pound we spend, every investment decision, every loan made by a bank. What we do with money, how wealth is shared, and how money is used by investors, banks and companies, shapes the world we live in.  £8.8 trillion of assets are managed by the UK investment sector1. […]

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A Prayer for Good Money Sunday  

On Sunday 8 October, churches across the UK will be marking the very first Good Money Sunday, a new initiative from JustMoney Movement that calls on Christians to make financial choices that benefit people and planet.    JustMoney Movement is launching Good Money Sunday to equip more Christians and local churches to join the dots between […]

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Christian Aid Calls Time on Barclays

The news that Christian Aid is moving away from Barclays has made headlines this week and has been welcomed by climate campaigners. With wildfires raging across Europe linked to climate change, the need for urgent action to address the crisis is clearer than ever. But banks like Barclays are not doing enough to play their […]

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Introducing Matt Ceaser

I am delighted to be joining the JustMoney Movement in the new role of ‘Movement Builder’. This is an exciting role to take on with such a hardworking team, building a network of ‘JustMoney Champions’: activists committed to seeking a greener, fairer future through the just use of money. This network is a key part […]

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