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The advantages and disadvantages of Prepaid Cards

Updated: 03rd October 2016 - First Published: 29th September 2016 The problem with using credit cards is that convenience and speed can carry you away, often leading to overspending, or getting into dangerous debt. Another choice is already here; it's called the Prepaid Card. Read More...

Should you take out a store card?

Updated: 03rd October 2016 - First Published: 29th September 2016 Store cards are a type of credit card with certain unique characteristics... a store card will only allow you to spend in the shops of a particular retailer or retail group. But the differences don't end there... Read More...

Guide to 0% balance transfer credit cards

Updated: 31st August 2016 - First Published: 31st August 2016 Getting a long 0% balance transfer credit card can reduce your debt quickly and cheaply. But there are a few things to be aware of before transferring. Read More...

7 ways to stay safe when using ATMs

Updated: 31st August 2016 - First Published: 30th August 2016 Withdrawing money from an ATM is a quick and convenient way to access your money, especially during a cash emergency. Read More...

Beware of credit card cash advances!

Updated: 31st August 2016 - First Published: 30th August 2016 Don’t withdraw cash from a credit card if you can avoid it! Not only could you pay a higher interest rate, you could also pay multiple card fees as well. Read More...

Want to cancel your credit card?

Updated: 03rd October 2016 - First Published: 29th September 2015 Just what exactly are your rights when it comes to cancelling a credit card agreement? And how do you go about it? The moneyfacts.co.uk guide to cancelling your credit card explains all… Read More...

UK store cards – who’s the lender?

Updated: 09th May 2016 - First Published: 10th June 2014 Store cards are usually just branded cards that are issued by a credit provider. Find out who provides your card in our comprehensive list. Read More...

What is a minimum payment on a credit card?

Updated: 15th March 2016 - First Published: 01st August 2013 Find out how minimum payments on your credit card work. Read our practical guide & see why only making the minimum can be so expensive. Read More...

What is an APR(C)?

Updated: 15th March 2016 - First Published: 01st August 2013 APR is a term you'll see on several different products, including mortgages, credit cards & loans. Short for Annual Percentage Rate, it’s a legal requirement shown on products. Read our practical guide to understand what APR you will actually get. Read More...

Find your credit card providers

Updated: 31st August 2016 - First Published: 26th July 2013 Find out who provides your credit card. Most branded cards are issued by another provider – this could cause issues if you want to transfer a balance later. Read More...


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