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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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Jan 28, 2019

BLOG: Why you should switch to an interest-free credit card now

January has always been a bumper month for balance transfer credit cards. TotallyMoney res...
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Nov 07, 2018

PPI rule tweak opens door for thousands more compensation claims

Thousands of people who’ve had a PPI complaint rejected or thought they weren’t eligib...
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Oct 17, 2018

PPI claim loophole revealed: why you could be owed thousands more

Mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) customers could be owed millions more after a ...
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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

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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

Watch for these charges when using debit and credit cards abroad

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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

News

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Feb 14, 2019

Brits spend over £1bn on Valentine’s Day gifts

Brits will spend over £1bn on Valentine’s Day, according to GlobalData research - a new...
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Feb 14, 2019

Over half of us don’t know our credit score

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Feb 07, 2019

Money at the root of mental health problems

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Feb 06, 2019

Family fortunes: average loan from relatives totals £2,200

More than half of Brits have borrowed £100 plus from a family member, with an average loa...
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Feb 05, 2019

Financial services companies attract 1000 complaints a day

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Jan 29, 2019

Personal insolvencies reach seven-year high

Five ways to get on the property ladder without the Bank of Mum and Dad

A report suggests the Bank of Mum and Dad is running low on funds. Fortunately, there are other options for st...

The essential Your Money guide to the April 2018 tax changes

As we head into the 2018/19 tax year, a number of key changes take place to existing policies while some new i...

A guide to switching energy provider

All you need to know about switching from one energy supplier to another.

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.

Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

We’re guessing the Duchess of Cambridge won’t be fretting about maternity pay or whether she’ll still be...

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

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

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