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Tuition fees repayment threshold to rise to £25,000

Monday, 02 October 2017 | News

Graduates will be able to earn £25,000 a year before they are required to make any payments against their student loan from the 2018/19 academic year, with annual fees being frozen at £9,250.

A quarter use personal loans to fund home improvements

Monday, 12 June 2017 | News

Almost a quarter of Moneywise readers have taken out a personal loan to pay for improvements to their home.

Funny money: Popstar pays fans’ university fees

Monday, 15 May 2017 | News

The cost of education continues to be a problem for many students, but a handful of people have been given a helping hand from an unlikely source.

Beware: shopping around for a loan could hit your credit score

Friday, 21 April 2017 | News

Consumers could be losing out financially by shopping around for a personal loan product, thanks to “underhand” credit searches conducted by lenders.

Student loan interest to rocket to 6.1%

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 | News

The headline interest rate charged on post-2012 student loans in England and Wales will increase to up to 6.1% in September.

Your ex-partner could damage your credit rating, Brits warned

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 | News

Millions of people remain financially linked to their former partners, even after they have closed down any joint accounts.

Deal of the week: Saga launches flat rate loan for over 50s

Friday, 13 January 2017 | News

Over 50s who struggle to meet the criteria of high street lenders can now take out a flat rate loan with Saga Money.

Struggling with unaffordable payday loans? You may be due a refund

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 | Article

Are you struggling with unaffordable payday loans? If your debts are spiralling out of control, you could be due a refund from lenders who have flouted the rules.

Personal loans drop to record low - but only for Nectar Card holders

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 | News

Personal loans have followed the base rate to new record lows, with Sainsbury’s Bank now lending at an unprecedented 3.1%, but only to people with a Nectar Card.

CFO Lending forced to pay £34m to payday loan customers

Monday, 19 September 2016 | News

A payday lender has been forced to pay £34 million in redress to almost 100,000 customers following the exposure of shoddy lending practices.