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Jan 12, 2017

Cut through the jargon: YourMoney.com’s credit card glossary

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

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Jan 03, 2017

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

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Dec 21, 2016

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

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Dec 20, 2016

Lloyds Bank buys credit card firm MBNA

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Dec 19, 2016

10% of shoppers leave gift buying until Christmas Eve

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Dec 15, 2016

The three essentials of online Christmas shopping

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Dec 12, 2016

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

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Dec 08, 2016

The top cashback and reward credit cards for Christmas spending

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Dec 06, 2016

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

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Dec 05, 2016

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

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Nov 30, 2016

0% purchase periods on credit cards getting longer

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Nov 30, 2016

‘Free’ fiver with £10 local shop spend

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Nov 30, 2016

'New parents in need' most hit by insolvencies

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Nov 29, 2016

Unarranged overdraft fees could be capped

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Nov 22, 2016

The best cashback credit cards and current accounts this Christmas

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Nov 22, 2016

Shoppers warned over Black Friday cyber attacks

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