Credit cards

M&S to slash credit card rewards

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 | News

M&S credit card customers will see the rewards they earn slashed, as the provider is shaking up its loyalty scheme following EU-wide changes to card transaction fees. 

Free credit reports for Barclaycard and Tesco Bank customers

Thursday, 19 November 2015 | News

Barclaycard customers will be able to access their Experian credit score online from tomorrow, which usually costs £2 for a one off report, or £14.99 a month for ongoing access, though the subscription service includes other...

AA launches top cashback and balance transfer cards

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 | News

The AA has launched three new credit cards, offering cashback on fuel, a large fee-free balance transfer facility or a low-rate card.

Quick – beat the demise of credit card perks

Monday, 02 November 2015 | Article

On 9 December, a new EU rule comes into force to cap the amount of money credit card companies manage to cream off when people pay with plastic at the tills.

Orkney home to UK’s most reliable borrowers

Friday, 16 October 2015 | News

The people of Kirkwall, in the Orkney Islands, have the highest credit scores in the country, according to analysis of 10 million credit reports from across the UK.

Don't be ripped off by a 'free' balance transfer

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 | News

Borrowers could be caught out by hidden balance transfer fees with just one in 20 understanding the true cost of 0% interest deals.

MBNA balance transfer card tops best buy table

Friday, 07 August 2015 | News

MBNA has improved the terms on its balance transfer credit card, offering a market-leading 0% interest on balance transfers for a full three years.

Three rules for paying off credit cards

Monday, 27 July 2015 | Article

Most banks and building societies have their own credit cards and they usually partner with either the Visa or MasterCard payment systems.

Card payments overtake notes and coins

Thursday, 21 May 2015 | News

Card and contactless payments have overtaken the use of cash for the first time, according to the Payments Council.

Lloyds joins Halifax and Tesco in waiving balance transfer fees

Friday, 10 April 2015 | News

Lloyds Bank's new 13/13 credit card charges no interest on balance transfers and purchases for 13 months and there's no fee for transfers made in the first 90 days.