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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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Jul 09, 2018

60 second read…Interbank exchange rate vs Mastercard and Visa

If you want to know the difference between the Interbank exchange rate, and the rates offe...
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Jun 29, 2018

Buy currency ahead of your travels, but not with a credit card

It’s a sensible idea to buy currency in advance of your overseas trip to get the best ex...
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May 14, 2018

Why contactless can leave you counting the cost of your holiday

It may be quick and convenient, but using your debit card for contactless transactions –...
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Apr 24, 2018

Borrowers duped of £3.5m in loan fee scams

Borrowers are warned to be on guard when searching and applying for loans as the financial...

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Apr 09, 2018

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Mar 28, 2018

True or false? Seven credit score myths and realities

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Jan 17, 2018

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Dec 08, 2017

The three essentials of online Christmas shopping

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Oct 30, 2017

Three alternatives to dipping into your arranged overdraft

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Sep 22, 2017

Why that buy-now-pay-later deal could cost more than you think

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Jul 28, 2017

You’ve cut up your credit card: what now?

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Jul 25, 2017

How to get out of debt

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Jul 21, 2017

The truth about 0% car finance deals

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Jul 07, 2017

Consumer lending rises 8% over one year

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Jul 05, 2017

Credit card vs loan: which is best for borrowing money?

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Jun 30, 2017

High cost of credit a ‘key risk’ says Citizens Advice

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Jun 27, 2017

Consumers keep borrowing, but Bank of England is worried

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Jun 26, 2017

Should you pay back your children’s student loans?

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Jun 22, 2017

Why you shouldn’t buy travel currency in the UK with your credit card

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Jun 02, 2017

Pick the right cards for holiday to save £100 in fees

News

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Aug 06, 2018

Barclays given ticking off by regulator over PPI breach

The competition regulator has taken action against Barclays for failing to send obligatory...
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Jul 24, 2018

Income growth slows for all UK households

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Jul 24, 2018

Revealed: the most common reasons for bankruptcy

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Jul 20, 2018

Borrowers could pay more for loans if credit score merger completes

The competition watchdog is concerned borrowers could end up paying more for their credit ...
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Jul 09, 2018

60 second read…Interbank exchange rate vs Mastercard and Visa

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Jul 04, 2018

PPI court ruling could see banks pay out £18bn more

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