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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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Mar 27, 2019

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

Credit reports can determine whether or not a lender will give you a mortgage or a loan, y...
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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

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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

News

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Apr 18, 2019

PPI complaints drop as deadline looms

FCA data showed a 5% drop in complaints against financial services firms in the second hal...
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Apr 18, 2019

The credit card fees cracking your Easter holiday budget

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Apr 18, 2019

Rising wages keep Brits shopping

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Apr 16, 2019

Court of Appeal allows £14bn Mastercard claim to proceed

In a landmark case, the Court of Appeal has set aside a previous Competition Appeal Tribun...
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Apr 15, 2019

Bank IT meltdowns impacting customers’ creditworthiness

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Apr 11, 2019

Bridging the gap

ISAs: your back-to-basics guide for 2018/19

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your unused ISA allowance ahead of the 5 April deadli...

A guide to Sharia savings accounts

A number of Sharia savings products have upped their game in recent months, beating more familiar competitors ...

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...

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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