credit cards

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.

Warning issued over contactless card fraud

Thursday, 30 March 2017 | News

Consumers must be given more protection against contactless card fraud, the regulator has warned.

Retailers lose fight against MasterCard charges

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 | News

A group of retailers, including Argos, Asda and Next, have lost a major court case over the fees they were charged for processing card payments.

Making minimum card repayments? You could be paying for a decade longer than you think

Thursday, 20 October 2016 | News

Most people underestimate the time it would take to clear a £1,000 credit card debt by a decade if they stick to just the minimum repayment each month.

Sainsbury's Bank launches longest ever 0% balance transfer card - but it's not the cheapest

Friday, 14 October 2016 | News

Borrowers can now shift a credit card debt and pay no interest for a record three-and-a-half years, if they’re willing to pay a 4% balance transfer deal.

Santander pulls 123 Credit Card

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 | News

Santander has pulled up the ladder on its 123 Credit Card, denying new customers up to 3% cashback on their shopping.

£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.

Asda launches 2% cashback credit card, but is it any good?

Monday, 22 August 2016 | News

Asda has launched a new cashback credit card, paying up to 2% interest on certain spending, though people considering the card will need to decide if it’s worth the £3 monthly fee.

American Express cuts top cashback credit card deals

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | News

American Express has cut the rates on its two best-buy cashback cards for new customers, while existing customers will see the changes take force over the next 18 months, in a move that squeezes shoppers who seek rewards for...

Credit cards turn 50

Thursday, 30 June 2016 | News

This week is the 50th anniversary of the first credit card launch in the UK - Barclaycard, which first launched from a boot factory in Northampton on 29 June 1966.