Credit cards

Supermarkets most trusted for credit cards

Sunday, 11 May 2014 | News

Marks & and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury's are more trusted and offer better value for money and customer service for credit cards than four of the biggest high-street banks, a survey has found.

Overdrafts are poor value for money, says FCA

Thursday, 10 April 2014 | News

Overdrafts aren't providing good value for money and consumers are confused about the true cost of them, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.

Credit card market to face competition probe

Thursday, 03 April 2014 | News

The UK's £150 billion credit card market will face a competition probe at the end of the year to look into how it treats vulnerable borrowers as well as how efficient the industry is.

Don't ignore the financial pain of a failed relationship

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 | News

Almost one in five Brits have been hurt financially by their partner, research reveals.

Low credit ratings costs families £3.5bn

Friday, 21 February 2014 | News

The average family with a low credit rating spends an extra £1,170 a year – or £3.5 billion in total – across utility bills, mobile phone and broadband contracts, credit cards, white goods and cars purchased on finance.

Nationwide launches cheapest-ever balance transfer fee

Thursday, 20 February 2014 | News

Nationwide Building Society has launched a 0% balance transfer credit card deal with the lowest fee ever.

Barclaycard launches longest-ever balance transfer card

Monday, 10 February 2014 | News

Barclaycard had just launched the longest-ever balance transfer deal 0% for 31 months, but its fee structure has been questioned by money experts.

£1.3bn to be paid out over mis-sold card products

Thursday, 22 August 2013 | News

The UK's major high street banks and credit card providers have agreed a compensation deal worth £1.3 billion, to be paid to the seven million consumers who were mis-sold card protection and identity protection policies.

Talk of card charges premature says HSBC

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 | News

Reports this morning that we could soon be paying annual charges of £11 to use our debit card and £25 to use our credit cards as well as forking out every time we use an ATM are premature, according to HSBC.

How do I challenge my credit card provider for upping my interest rate?

Thursday, 23 May 2013 | Question and Answer

I believe banks must now give 60 days' notice before any increases to your rate can take place, so I'll assume this has been done.