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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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Oct 26, 2022

Four steps to take now if you’ve been rejected for the John Lewis Partnership Card

Customers continue to vent their anger and disappointment after being rejected for the new...
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Aug 03, 2022

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

If you’re heading abroad this summer, you'll be thinking about the best way to get your ...
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Jul 21, 2022

Holiday on the horizon? The best ways to save on foreign spends

Even as thousands of flights are cancelled, Brits deprived of holidays for the past two ye...
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Apr 29, 2022

What is a homeowner loan and what is it used for?

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May 06, 2020

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Jan 14, 2020

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Jan 06, 2020

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Dec 03, 2019

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Aug 20, 2019

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Mar 27, 2019

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Jan 28, 2019

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

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Nov 07, 2018

PPI rule tweak opens door for thousands more compensation claims

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Oct 17, 2018

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

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Jul 09, 2018

60 second read…Interbank exchange rate vs Mastercard and Visa

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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

News

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Nov 21, 2022

Half of households rely on credit to pay for essentials

Credit cards are the plastic of choice for one in two UK adults when it comes to paying fo...
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Nov 16, 2022

Amex card holders: Earn up to £25 back with Shop Small

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Nov 16, 2022

How much will a poor credit score cost you?

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Nov 09, 2022

‘Inflation forecast mistakes’ mean student loan support worth 10% less this year

The cost-of-living crisis and prolonged period of high inflation means university students...
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Nov 09, 2022

The number of Brits struggling to pay tax bills jumps by a fifth

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Nov 09, 2022

Four in 10 wait a year to seek debt advice

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Yesterday Chancellor Jeremy Hunt made his first fiscal statement in the role, outlining a range of tax measure...

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Moving to an energy prepayment meter: Everything you need to know

As households struggle with the soaring cost of energy, tens of thousands of billpayers are expected to move o...

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

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DIY investors: 10 common mistakes to avoid

For those without the help and experience of an adviser, here are 10 common DIY investor mistakes to avoid.

Mortgage down-valuations: Tips to avoid pulling out of a house sale

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Five tips for surviving a bear market mauling

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