Finance

A quick history of savings initiatives

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This carefully researched infographic from ISA shares investor firm, True Potential, takes us on a journey through savings initiatives over time.

There’s a complete timeline of events to discover. Did you know… that the first known building society formed for groups of individuals who were looking to help each other to buy property? Or that the Bank of England was founded towards the end of the 17th century to fund the war effort against France? How about that the Amsterdam Stock Exchange was believed to be the world’s first stock market?

There’s plenty more to learn in the full infographic presented below.

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