Credit cards

Balance transfer war heats up as Tesco Bank launches fee-free 24-month deal

Thursday, 07 July 2016 | News

Tesco Bank has launched a new 24-month fee-free 0% balance transfer card, matching the market-leading deal

Halifax raises the benchmark for 0% balance transfer deals - no interest or fees for two years

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 | News

Borrowers looking to shift their credit card debt can now pay no interest or fees for two years if they sign up for the new Balance Transfer card from Halifax, subject to their credit status.

Credit cards turn 50

Thursday, 30 June 2016 | News

This week is the 50th anniversary of the first credit card launch in the UK - Barclaycard, which first launched from a boot factory in Northampton on 29 June 1966.

Play your credit cards right

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 | News

A recent interim report from the Financial Conduct Authority found most of us (65%) find credit cards fairly easy to understand, but around one in eight people admit they’re struggling.

Credit card limit increase pushes people further into debt

Friday, 03 June 2016 | News

Unrequested credit card limit increases are making debt problems worse for thousands of people and must be stopped, according to StepChange Debt Charity.

TSB launches 1% credit card cashback: how does it compare?

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 | News

New and existing TSB customers can earn 1% cashback on the first £500 of credit card spending each month from today.

The AA launches longest ever fee-free 0% balance transfer deal

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 | News

The AA has launched the longest-ever fee-free 0% balance transfer card, a new 0% fee-free balance transfer card, meaning borrowers can avoid paying interest or fees on an existing credit card debt for a full two years.

Get on the electoral roll to boost your credit score

Thursday, 21 April 2016 | News

Many young people are damaging their chances of getting credit, with only one in five (22%) adults aged between 18 and 24 registered on the electoral roll, according to new research.  

Virgin Money launches 40 month 0% balance and money transfer card

Monday, 18 April 2016 | News

Virgin Money has relaunched its market-leading balance transfer card, offering 40 months’ 0% interest for balance transfers and money transfers.

Tesco Bank launches best buy balance transfer deal

Friday, 04 March 2016 | News

Tesco Bank has launched a new best-buy balance transfer card, giving customers 40 months to clear a credit card balance without paying interest, as well as offering 40 months 0% on money transfers.