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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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Dec 11, 2020

YourMoney guide to balance transfer credit cards

Transferring your debt from one or more credit cards to a new card can save you a lot of m...
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Jun 24, 2020

Cancelled holiday or event: The credit card refund mistake you must avoid

With millions of holidays, events and activities cancelled because of coronavirus, refunds...
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May 06, 2020

IVAs during coronavirus: what you need to know

Hundreds of thousands of people are in IVAs - Individual Voluntary Arrangements- at any o...
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Jan 14, 2020

The pros and cons of balance transfer cards

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Jan 28, 2019

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Nov 07, 2018

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Oct 17, 2018

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Jul 09, 2018

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Jun 29, 2018

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May 14, 2018

Why contactless can leave you counting the cost of your holiday

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Apr 24, 2018

Borrowers duped of £3.5m in loan fee scams

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Apr 09, 2018

How bad are those small credit card mistakes?

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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

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News

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Oct 21, 2021

Crackdown on buy now pay later lending

The Treasury has launched a consultation about regulation of the buy now pay later (BNPL) ...
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Oct 21, 2021

BNPL lender ordered to take down ‘socially irresponsible’ ad

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Oct 18, 2021

Klarna launches ‘pay now’ function

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Oct 13, 2021

Online shoppers ‘bombarded’ with BNPL deals

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Sep 30, 2021

Gambling harms ‘cost society £1.27bn a year’

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Sep 29, 2021

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It’s time to get your finances in shape, and moving your cash savings to a higher paying deal is a good plac...

Everything you need to know about being furloughed

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The experts’ guide to sorting out your personal finances in 2021

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