A brief history lesson on savings initiatives


Nowadays, most people have savings accounts and pension pots in place to keep their personal finances in-check, but have you ever thought about where these came from, or how each savings initiative has changed over the years?

Here to guide through this learning experience is True Potential, a UK business offering personal pension accounts. 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?

Prepare to find out more interesting facts, with the full infographic below…

True Potential Savings Initiatives through time FINAL