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Introduction

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Do you have questions about debt? This section will help you demystify the debt market and borrow money responsibly.

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Mar 24, 2017

‘Should I cancel my unused credit cards?’

As spring is upon us it’s the perfect time to take a look through your wallet. This coul...
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Mar 01, 2017

One thing everyone should do before applying for credit

Looking at your eligibility report or score is an important first step before deciding wha...
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Jan 31, 2017

Why more needs to be done to explain the basics of credit cards

A lack of financial education, especially in the credit card market, is keeping consumers...
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Jan 30, 2017

Santander caps cashback for existing 123 credit card customers: is it time to switch?

Existing Santander 123 credit card customers will see a cashback cap come into effect from...

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Jan 18, 2017

Why it pays to buy with a credit card

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Jan 12, 2017

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

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Dec 15, 2016

The three essentials of online Christmas shopping

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Dec 06, 2016

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

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Oct 25, 2016

Is it time to ditch your ‘pointless’ reward card?

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Sep 22, 2016

Confused about 0% credit cards? Your 60 second guide

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May 11, 2016

BLOG: Why don't we shop around for credit card deals?

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Nov 12, 2015

BLOG: The rise of crowdfunding in 2016

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Sep 24, 2015

Till debt do us part: what happens to debt in divorce?

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Aug 18, 2015

YourMoney.com Mailbag: should I lend to family and friends?

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Jun 10, 2015

Prepaid cards: the pros and cons

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Mar 23, 2015

What the TSB takeover means for customers

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Feb 20, 2015

The Your Money guide to balance transfer cards

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Feb 12, 2015

BLOG: How would you make payments if you couldn’t visit your bank or ATM?

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Jan 16, 2015

Blog: Three tips for 2015 financial success

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Dec 25, 2014

Five financial questions for your new fiancée

News

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Mar 30, 2017

Financial watchdog to clampdown on contactless card fraud

Contactless card fraud is a growing area of concern as tricksters exploit a loophole with ...
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Mar 24, 2017

‘Should I cancel my unused credit cards?’

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Mar 21, 2017

Small loans more expensive as larger amounts become cheaper

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Mar 14, 2017

Bailiff reforms 'not working', say charities

Bailiffs are still using harsh tactics when collecting debt, despite changes to the bailif...
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Mar 13, 2017

Average Brit owes £6,372 on credit cards, loans and overdrafts

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Mar 01, 2017

One thing everyone should do before applying for credit

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Guide to buy-to-let tax changes

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A guide to switching energy provider

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Guide to valuations and surveys

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What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

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...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

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