Cards & loans

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.

M&S to slash credit card rewards

Monday, 29 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. 

What can we do to stop spiralling into debt?

Friday, 29 January 2016 | Article

At present he receives no benefits but does have a private pension. I have had to give up work to look after him and have applied for Carer’s Allowance but have not yet received it.

Payday lender Cash Genie goes into liquidation - compensation available

Thursday, 07 January 2016 | News

12,000 customers of failed payday lender Cash Genie are still to claim compensation worth on average around £175.

5.7m have financial hangover from Christmas spending: take action now

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 | News

Households struggling with debt following Christmas spending need to take control of their finances now.

Will I be responsible for my partner's debts on credit cards and loans?

Tuesday, 05 January 2016 | Question and Answer

If you have signed a joint tenancy, then you are jointly and severally liable to meet the rent on that property.

Where do we go for help with spiralling debt?

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 | Question and Answer

The first thing you need to do is contact the credit card companies to seek 30 days’ initial respite while you seek advice.

How one family plans to 'kick debt's butt'

Thursday, 10 December 2015 | Article

Just over two years ago, Ricky Willis and his wife Naomi finally realised they were badly in debt. But rather than go under, they set about dragging themselves out of the situation and turning things around.

How the credit ratings agencies know your worth

Friday, 04 December 2015 | Article

We all know how important it is to check your credit rating, and that having a decent score will improve your chances of being able to borrow at the best rates.

Autumn Statement 2015: bad news for student loan borrowers

Thursday, 26 November 2015 | News

The Chancellor announced a series of changes to student loans in his Autumn Statement, including retrospective tweaks that have led to accusations of the government “mis-selling” the loans.