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Jan 12, 2017

Cut through the jargon:’s credit card glossary

If you’re confused by credit card terms, abbreviations and unfriendly jargon, our glossa...
Jan 11, 2017

Avoid these simple credit card mistakes to keep 0% deal

One in five Brits who’ve taken out a balance transfer card in the last five years to red...
Jan 09, 2017

Older borrowers struggle to get loans

One in five people over 50 have applied for a loan in the last three years but this age gr...
Jan 09, 2017

Average UK household owes nearly £13,000

Household debt rose sharply in 2016, with the average household owing £12,887, excluding...

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Jan 04, 2017

Concern as credit card and loan debt grows to 11-year high

Jan 03, 2017

People to seek debt help 'every 3 seconds in January'

Dec 21, 2016

‘Buy now, pay later’ customers hit with shock fees for missing interest free deadlines

Dec 20, 2016

Lloyds Bank buys credit card firm MBNA

Dec 19, 2016

10% of shoppers leave gift buying until Christmas Eve

Dec 15, 2016

The three essentials of online Christmas shopping

Dec 12, 2016

Credit issues for two thirds of under 35s with no borrowing history 

Dec 08, 2016

The top cashback and reward credit cards for Christmas spending

Dec 06, 2016

The do’s and don’ts of Christmas credit card spending

Dec 05, 2016

Millions worry about Christmas debt: tips to keep your spending in check

Nov 30, 2016

0% purchase periods on credit cards getting longer

Nov 30, 2016

‘Free’ fiver with £10 local shop spend

Nov 30, 2016

'New parents in need' most hit by insolvencies

Nov 29, 2016

Unarranged overdraft fees could be capped

Nov 22, 2016

The best cashback credit cards and current accounts this Christmas

Nov 22, 2016

Shoppers warned over Black Friday cyber attacks

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A guide to picking the right credit card

To mark the 50th anniversary of Britain's first credit card, here's a handy guide to help you figure out which...

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Five fund tips for a 0.25% interest rate environment

With interest rates stuck at a record low 0.25% and expectations rates could fall to close to zero, here are ...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

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Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

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