Articles by Adam Williams

Retailers lose fight against MasterCard charges

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 | News

A group of retailers, including Argos, Asda and Next, have lost a major court case over the fees they were charged for processing card payments.

Santander limits credit card cashback

Friday, 19 May 2017 | News

Loyal Santander 123 Credit Card users will see the amount of cashback they earn capped from today (Wednesday 1 February).

Savers get extra £10,000 FSCS protection

Monday, 30 January 2017 | News

Savers now have £85,000 of their savings guaranteed in the event of a bank failure, thanks to a fall in the value of the pound.

UK motorists driving in France risk £117 pollution fine

Monday, 30 January 2017 | News

New anti-pollution rules in France mean UK motorists driving through the country risk a fine of up to £117 unless they display the correct vehicle emissions sticker, according to motoring group the RAC.

Stat of the month: Only 3.5m current accounts switched using seven day service

Thursday, 26 January 2017 | News

There are around 70 million active current accounts in the UK, yet only 3.5 million have been moved using the seven day switching service.

Angry' savers struggle to set aside cash

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 | News

Almost a third of UK savers do not have enough in their account to cover three months’ salary, with people describing themselves as ‘angry’ at the current situation.

When will UK interest rates rise?

Monday, 23 January 2017 | News

The UK base rate remains at a historic low but analysts are already looking to the future, with some expecting interest rates to rise sooner rather than later.

Over 50s struggle with car insurance hikes

Monday, 23 January 2017 | News

Motorists aged over 50 have seen their car insurance premiums rise by more than a third during the past three years.

Remortgaging rockets as homeowners grab low rates

Friday, 20 January 2017 | News

More than 380,000 homeowners switched to a new product last year to take advantage of current low mortgage rates.

Deal of the week: Amazon launches reward credit card

Friday, 20 January 2017 | News

Online retailer Amazon has this week launched a new credit card offering rewards for spending on its own website and elsewhere.