Cards & loans

Payday lender forced to repay £15.4 million to customers

Monday, 26 October 2015 | News

A payday lender has been ordered to pay £15.4 million redress to more than 147,000 customers by the UK’s financial regulator.

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.

Will the overdrafts my bank has approved affect my credit rating?

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 | Question and Answer

The best way to see if any searches have been recorded by your bank is to check your credit file with a credit reference agency – although be mindful of the fact that different agencies retain this information for different...

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.

TSB gives car loan customers free MOTs

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 | News

Car buyers can get free MOTs when taking a personal loan to buy a car thanks to a limited-time offer from TSB.

25% of students have borrowed £350 in payday loans

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | News

Some 25% of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the UK owe an average of £342 to payday lenders.

Personal loan rates at lowest-ever levels

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | News

Personal loan rates for sums of £5,000 and £7,500 have fallen to their lowest ever.

Does your partner have a debt problem?

Thursday, 20 August 2015 | News

A fifth of people get married hiding debts from their partner, worth £3,200, according to a new survey.

2m Brits left with debts after a break-up

Friday, 14 August 2015 | News

Two million people have been left with the debts racked up by an ex-partner, according to a new survey.

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.