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Product launches of the week

A new energy provider, a student finance app and a raft of new mortgage offers came to market this week.

Mortgages | 19 Sep 2014
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One in three Brits still feels the financial pinch

Despite the recovering economy 37 per cent of Brits feel that their finances have worsened in the past year.

Savings | 17 Sep 2014
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Five ways to improve your credit rating

An unhealthy credit report is a common financial conundrum for many people at some point in their lives. James Benamor of Amigo Loans has five tips to help you remedy the situation.

Credit Cards & Loans | 11 Sep 2014
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Five times to turn to prepaid cards

Prepaid cards come to mind readily when you’re planning a holiday, but they have many more uses. We look at five times a prepaid card will come in handy right here at home.

Credit Cards & Loans | 10 Sep 2014
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A fifth of Brits admit to shopping when drunk

Research by Confused.com found that 24 per cent of Brits get out the credit cards when they've been drinking, bringing home everything from a pie maker to a folding ladder after boozy shopping sprees.

Credit Cards & Loans | 15 Aug 2014
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Where and how your holiday money can go further

Want more rum for your money? We have five destinations where a strong pound will help you relax in style – for less.

Savings | 18 Jul 2014
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Men more likely to ‘secret spend’

Men are far more likely than women to lie about expenditure and hide the evidence, according to a new survey.

Credit Cards | 17 Jul 2014
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Brits in denial over credit card debt finds Zopa

The average Brit has £4,500 of credit card debts, which could take as much as 17 years to pay off at an average interest rate of 17.9 per cent, according to Zopa.

Credit Cards | 07 Jul 2014
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Credit cards vs personal loans: Which should you choose?

Whether you are looking for credit to make vital home improvements or pay for a holiday, you will probably have two main options: take out a personal loan or apply for a credit card.

Credit Cards & Loans | 27 Jun 2014
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One in ten Britons don't carry any cash

The number of people who carry no cash on them at all has almost doubled in nine months, a poll has found.

Current Accounts | 24 Jun 2014
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How to avoid sky-high card charges abroad

Brits abroad are set to be stung by millions of pounds worth of overseas credit and debit card charges this summer. Here's how you can avoid them.

Credit Cards & Loans | 02 Jun 2014
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Consumers shun cash in favour of cards

The number of cash transactions is lower than ever as consumers embrace new ways to pay for everyday items on their debit cards, a study has found.

Credit Cards | 02 Jun 2014
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Product launches of the week

The Premier Group launches socially responsible investment fund; Sainsbury's Bank unveils two new credit cards; Strawberry Invest adds research tool.

Investments | 23 May 2014
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Retailers win big in credit card customer satisfaction poll

A survey of thousands of credit card customers has found that retailers such as M&S and Tesco Banks trounce their more traditional rivals when it comes to customer satisfaction.

Credit Cards | 11 May 2014
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Monthly contactless card spending tops £100m

Monthly spending on contactless cards has exceeded £100m for the first time, data has shown, while the number of transactions has tripled in a year.

Credit Cards | 29 Apr 2014

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