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Mastercard court ruling could see almost every UK adult get a £300 payout

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | News

Mastercard could be forced to pay almost every UK adult £300 after a court ruling paved the way for a £14 billion class action lawsuit.

Would you like to pay in pounds or euros? Mastercard scraps rip-off currency exchange rates, but only on prepaid cards

Friday, 12 April 2019 | News

Holidaymakers who use a prepaid Mastercard abroad will no longer have to choose between paying in pounds or the local currency, helping them to avoid rip-off exchange rates and fees.

Apple unveils its first credit card - and it will have no number, signature or expiry date

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 | News

The tech giant says it has created a ‘new kind of credit card’ as it partners with Goldman Sachs to launch its first financial services product.

Interest-free balance transfer credit card deals plummet to record lows

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 | News

Credit card lenders are tightening their interest-free offers, potentially increasing the problems for those stuck in persistent debt.

New credit card comparison service will give consumers 'real APR'

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 | News

Credit check agency Experian is launching a new comparison service feature that will give consumers the real rate they are charged when applying for a credit card.

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.