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Scam watch: card fraud soars to more than £2bn

Thursday, 09 August 2018 | News

More than £2 billion has been stolen from UK credit and debit cards in the past 12 months, an increase of 38% on the previous period.

Why it's important to have a credit history

Monday, 30 July 2018 | Blog | By Francesca Bloor

You’ve probably heard about credit scores, credit ratings and credit checks on the TV and online, but do you feel confident about what they are, and why they’re important?

Half of Moneywise readers worry about their credit or debit card not working

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 | News

Half (50%) of Moneywise readers are concerned about their debit or credit cards not working, the results from our latest web poll show.

Debt warning for spendthrift holidaymakers

Thursday, 12 July 2018 | News

Holidaymakers are flying into debt in order to afford a getaway, according to Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group’s (CYBG) B banking service.

HSBC credit card users hit by outage - are you affected?

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 | News

Many HSBC credit card customers have woken this morning and taken to social media to report credit card information missing from their online and in-app banking.

Visa responds to Treasury Committee over its system failure

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 | News

Card giant Visa has responded to the Treasury Committee’s demand for answers over what went wrong after a Visa system failure on 1 June left customers across Europe unable to make debit or credit card transactions.

Visa questioned by MPs over ‘deeply worrying’ outage

Tuesday, 05 June 2018 | News

Card giant Visa has been questioned by the Treasury Committee following a hardware failure on 1 June, which left consumers across Europe unable to make debit and credit card payments.

Half of Moneywise readers use credit cards for the perks

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 | News

Moneywise readers are savvy when it comes to using credit cards, with more than half saying they use them for perks.

Two in five Moneywise readers mainly use credit cards abroad

Friday, 25 May 2018 | News

People living in the UK make some 70 million visits overseas every year, many of them holiday trips, spending a massive £43.8 billion according to Office for National Statistics analysis.

Barclaycard offers ticket perks to gig and festival fans

Monday, 21 May 2018 | News

Regular concert-goers may want to consider getting a Barclaycard credit card, thanks to a set of new perks.