1973 Barclaycard Advert
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Women's fight for financial freedom

When the first British credit card launched 50 years ago it was mostly used by men. In the 60s and 70s, women were viewed as second class citizens by many lenders. Women often had to get their father or husband to guarantee most loans even if they earned more than them.

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  • 06 Jul 2016