credit cards

All-in-one debit card Curve to offer 1% cashback at major retailers

All-in-one debit card Curve has launched an instant cashback scheme offering shoppers 1% off all purchases at some of the high street’s biggest retailers.

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HSBC launches new rewards credit card - but are there better alternatives?

HSBC has launched a new credit card with an APR of 21.9% that allows you to earn rewards as you spend.

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Apple unveils its first credit card - and it will have no number, signature or expiry date

The tech giant says it has created a ‘new kind of credit card’ as it partners with Goldman Sachs to launch its first financial services product.

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Best balance transfer and 0% purchase cards

Whether you're planning a big purchase or want to reduce the amount you pay in interest, Moneywise has highlighted a range of credit cards to your spending patterns. Updated weekly.

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Talk Money Week: nearly half of UK adults are hiding more than £4,000 of debt from their family and friends

Millions of adults in the UK could be sitting on a secret debt mountain that they are hiding from their family and friends, new research shows.

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Interest-free balance transfer credit card deals plummet to record lows

Credit card lenders are tightening their interest-free offers, potentially increasing the problems for those stuck in persistent debt.

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Problem debt costing taxpayers £250 million a year

The growing level of problem debt is costing taxpayers almost a quarter of a billion pounds every year as well as having wider economic consequences, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).

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New credit card comparison service will give consumers 'real APR'

Credit check agency Experian is launching a new comparison service feature that will give consumers the real rate they are charged when applying for a credit card.

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Scam watch: card fraud soars to more than £2bn

More than £2 billion has been stolen from UK credit and debit cards in the past 12 months, an increase of 38% on the previous period.

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Why it's important to have a credit history

You’ve probably heard about credit scores, credit ratings and credit checks on the TV and online, but do you feel confident about what they are, and why they’re important?

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