Managing my everyday money

Tell us who’s the best. We’ll do the rest

At Virgin Money, we’ve always believed in making people feel good and in 2016 we did just that… This summer we surprised 50 lucky customers with ultimate hampers. We brought out the rebellious edge for some of our cards customers who were turning 40 with signed Sex Pistols merchandise. We even brought the mixtape back into fashion with our 80’s …

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A brief history of Punk

The Sex Pistols

In celebration of 40 years of punk we’ve had a look back at what made punk what it is today, with the rise of the Sex Pistols. 1975 Sex Pistols are formed and play their first gig supporting Bazooka Joes. 1976 Punk is first used as a term to describe a genre of music. Sex Pistols first single Anarchy in …

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An interview with Steve Jones

Guitarist Steve Jones was on the trigger of the Sex Pistols as they began and rode the punk wave in the late 70’s. The Never Mind The B*llocks star talks to Virgin Money about narrowly avoiding prison, dodging missiles on stage and how no modern stars can misbehave quite like he did. His new autobiography, Lonely Boy, is out now. …

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The cassette and the magic of the ‘Mixtape’

At Virgin Money we’re really proud of the rich heritage the Virgin name has in music, and it’s something we’ve been keen to celebrate with over the last few years both in exciting events like ‘The Big TV Throw’ and stand out credit card designs with our Sex Pistols and Cassette cards. It’s this cassette card design and some of …

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The lost art of throwing a TV out of a hotel room

The lost art of throwing a TV out of a hotel room window

Following the launch of the Virgin Money Sex Pistols Credit Cards we’ve been looking long and hard at bands these days and they just aren’t what they use to be…they’ve lost something…and we’ve worked out what it is. Bands don’t trash hotel rooms any more! And they don’t, simply because you just can’t! The signature act of trashing a hotel …

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Launching the Sex Pistols credit card

Sex Pistols Credit Card

Following the launch of our Sex Pistols credit card this morning we’ve been keeping an eye on your reactions. It’s fair to say we’ve created quite a stir, but it’s the music and punk puns filling our feeds which made us smile, here’s our favourites. 1. Or could we interest you in a Rage Against Machine personal loan? (h/t @axelk) …

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Never mind the bankers

Never mind the bankers – I wanted to give you my honest thoughts on our latest ad campaign featuring the Sex Pistols in all their revolutionary glory! I was a teenager in the 70s when hair was long, music was loud and change was in the air. I used to read Jackie magazine and fell in love with the safe and …

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