Credit cards

A million young people in "vicious circle" of credit rejections

Friday, 20 February 2015 | News

More than a million young people have been refused credit more than five times and are turning to payday lenders as a result, new research has found.

Up to 2m people to get card protection compensation

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | News

Up to two million credit card users who bought a card security product called Card Protection, Sentinel or Safe and Secure Plus may be entitled to compensation.

Brits got savvy in Christmas 2014

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 | News

There was no great spike in credit card spending in November, despite the Black Friday shopping frenzy taking place during the month.

24% struggling to meet credit card payments

Thursday, 11 December 2014 | News

One in five (19%) credit card customers made only the minimum payment in October, while 5% made no payment at all, new research has found.

FCA to combat credit brokers

Monday, 01 December 2014 | News

New rules that aim to protect borrowers from unscrupulous credit brokers will come into force from next year amid concerns over poor practice in the industry, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced.

UK credit card market to be investigated

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | News

The credit card market is to be investigated by its regulator following research that found it isn't working well for all consumers.

Christmas credit guide: How to manage your festive finances

Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Article

Worried about how you'll pay for all the festivities? We look at the best and worst ways to avoid an financial hangover.

Lloyds launches 33-month 0% balance transfer credit card

Monday, 06 October 2014 | News

Lloyds Bank has today announced its longest ever interest free balance transfer offer of nearly three years as the credit card price war continues.

One in four parents rely on credit to get children back to school

Thursday, 21 August 2014 | News

More than a quarter of parents will rely on some form of credit to get their children ready to go back to school, new research has found.

Halifax launches longest 0% transfer and purchase card

Monday, 11 August 2014 | News

Halifax has launched a low-fee balance transfer credit card that comes with the longest interest-free period for purchases.