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Jan 29, 2020

Over a million people rely on personal loans to pay off existing debt

More than a million people in Britain have taken out a loan to pay off an existing debt, r...
Jan 28, 2020

Banks asked to explain overdraft rate hikes

The financial regulator has asked major banks to provide details of how they set their new...
Jan 27, 2020

High interest lender Amigo Loans up for sale

Guarantor lender Amigo has put itself up for sale and launched a strategic review amid "a ...
Jan 22, 2020

70% of overdraft customers will be better off or no worse under new rules, says FCA

Seven out of ten people will be better off or no worse off when changes to overdraft fees ...

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Jan 22, 2020

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland to hike overdraft rates to up to 50%

Jan 21, 2020

TSB to hike overdraft charges from April

Jan 17, 2020

Early Christmas pay sees millions of Brits struggle with their finances

Jan 15, 2020

One in three will retire in debt this year

Jan 14, 2020

Gamblers in the UK banned from using credit cards

Jan 13, 2020

Free debt helpline gears up for busiest period

Jan 10, 2020

Unsecured debt hits new peak of £14,540 per household

Jan 09, 2020

Barclays to introduce 35% overdraft interest rate

Jan 08, 2020

Tandem Bank unveils £6 monthly charge on its cashback credit card

Jan 08, 2020

Buy now pay later schemes damaging credit scores

Jan 06, 2020

Interest-free balance transfer deals hit record low

Jan 06, 2020

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Dec 20, 2019

Credit card lending levels off in 2019

Dec 17, 2019

Regulator fines claims management company £70k for misleading customers

Dec 16, 2019

Payday lenders My Money Partner and Swift Sterling collapse

Dec 10, 2019

Payday lender Piggybank collapses

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