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Understanding

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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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

How bad are those small credit card mistakes?

Credit cards give millions of consumers access to finance and they can help you build up a...
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Mar 28, 2018

True or false? Seven credit score myths and realities

Understanding the world of finance can be confusing at the best of times. Unless you’ve ...

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Apr 03, 2017

I’m worried one missed credit card payment will damage my credit score

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Mar 24, 2017

‘Should I cancel my unused credit cards?’

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Mar 01, 2017

One thing everyone should do before applying for credit

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Jan 31, 2017

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

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Jan 30, 2017

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

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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 05, 2016

Watch that plastic: responsible credit card spending at Christmas

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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

News

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Jun 20, 2018

London is the debt hotspot of the UK

Londoners are saddled with more unmanageable debt than the average UK adult, a survey by t...
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Jun 20, 2018

Average credit card interest rate jumps to 23.1%

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Jun 19, 2018

Visa to compensate cardholders after system failure

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Jun 06, 2018

Teaser rates on personal loans ‘mislead’ borrowers

'Teaser' rates advertised on personal loans confuse and mislead borrowers and many peopl...
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May 31, 2018

Overdraft and credit users could save millions as reforms proposed

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May 30, 2018

Payday loan and credit complaints soar

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The essential Your Money guide to the April 2018 tax changes

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A guide to switching energy provider

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

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Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

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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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