Cards & loans

Over half of Moneywise users have never checked their credit score

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 | News

Over half (55%) of Moneywise.co.uk users have never checked their credit score, according to our recent poll.

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.

Cashback and rewards are top attraction for credit card customers

Monday, 05 June 2017 | News

Cashback and rewards schemes are the main drivers for credit card holders, according to Moneywise research.

Credit card firms must do more for struggling customers

Monday, 03 April 2017 | News

Credit card customers who have persistent debt should be given more support by their provider, according to the financial regulator.

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.

Tesco Bank extends 0% purchase credit card to unprecedented 28 months

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 | News

Tesco Bank has extended the offer on its 0% purchase credit card, charging no interest for an unprecedented 28 months.

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.

Deal of the week: Get your credit score for free

Thursday, 15 September 2016 | News

Thanks to a new free service from Experian, everyone in the UK can now check their credit scores with the three main credit agencies without paying a penny.

£14bn damages claim filed against MasterCard by former chief ombudsman

Friday, 09 September 2016 | News

A £14 billion damages claim has been filed against MasterCard by the former chief ombudsman of the Financial Ombudsman Services.

Debt problems hit record high

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 | News

The number of people seeking help with debt problems has hit a record high already in 2016, according to new research from StepChange.