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Understanding

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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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

It’s a sensible idea to buy currency in advance of your overseas trip to get the best ex...
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May 14, 2018

Why contactless can leave you counting the cost of your holiday

It may be quick and convenient, but using your debit card for contactless transactions –...
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Apr 24, 2018

Borrowers duped of £3.5m in loan fee scams

Borrowers are warned to be on guard when searching and applying for loans as the financial...

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May 09, 2017

The credit cards that can help fix your credit score

Apr 19, 2017

A quick guide to guarantor loans – in association with Guarantor Loan Comparison

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Apr 03, 2017

I’m worried one missed credit card payment will damage my credit score

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Mar 24, 2017

‘Should I cancel my unused credit cards?’

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Mar 01, 2017

One thing everyone should do before applying for credit

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Jan 31, 2017

Why more needs to be done to explain the basics of credit cards

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Jan 30, 2017

Santander caps cashback for existing 123 credit card customers: is it time to switch?

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Jan 18, 2017

Why it pays to buy with a credit card

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Jan 12, 2017

Cut through the jargon: YourMoney.com’s credit card glossary

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Dec 05, 2016

Watch that plastic: responsible credit card spending at Christmas

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Oct 25, 2016

Is it time to ditch your ‘pointless’ reward card?

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Sep 22, 2016

Confused about 0% credit cards? Your 60 second guide

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May 11, 2016

BLOG: Why don’t we shop around for credit card deals?

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Nov 12, 2015

BLOG: The rise of crowdfunding in 2016

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Sep 24, 2015

Till debt do us part: what happens to debt in divorce?

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Aug 18, 2015

YourMoney.com Mailbag: should I lend to family and friends?

News

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Sep 18, 2018

Record low number of interest-free balance transfer deals

The number of 0% balance transfer cards has fallen to a record low and the length of these...
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Sep 18, 2018

Short-term lender offers 0% interest loans to members

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Sep 13, 2018

Wonga complainants may not receive redress

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Aug 30, 2018

UPDATED: Wonga enters administration

The UK’s largest payday lender has announced it has entered administration, hours after ...
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Aug 28, 2018

Wonga wobbles: what customers need to know

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Aug 28, 2018

Young people expect to borrow beyond 40: what to do if you’re in debt

Are you a first-time buyer looking for a mortgage?

Look no further, get the help you need by searching for your perfect mortgage

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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