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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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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

While using 0% balance transfer cards can be a smart way of getting yourself out of debt, ...
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Jan 06, 2020

How to get out of debt in 2020

Clearing debt is never easy, but these methods may give you just the boost you need.

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Dec 03, 2019

Abroad for Christmas? Avoid this expensive mistake

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Aug 20, 2019

How a PPI windfall could impact benefits, care funding and inheritance tax

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Mar 27, 2019

Do blacklists exist? Should I have a joint account? The truth behind 10 credit myths

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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

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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

News

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Sep 29, 2020

Amazon Prime Day dates announced

Amazon says shoppers should “get ready for two days of epic deals” on 13 and 14 Octobe...
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Sep 25, 2020

Three million people ignored by government’s plan to save the economy

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Sep 22, 2020

Overdraft rates at record high but borrower costs fall

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Sep 16, 2020

Firms may need to reduce or waive interest for Covid-hit credit and overdraft users

The financial regulator has set out a number of proposals to ensure overdraft and consumer...
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Sep 11, 2020

AA and Post Office credit card customers to move to Jaja Finance

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Sep 08, 2020

Tandem to close £6 month membership scheme just months after launch

The savings accounts paying the most interest

If one of your jobs this month is to get your finances in order, moving your savings to a higher paying deal i...

Coronavirus and your finances: what help can you get?

News and updates on everything to do with coronavirus and your personal finances.

Everything you need to know about being furloughed

If you’ve been ‘furloughed’ by your company, here’s what it means…

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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