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Top credit cards for Christmas spending

Updated: 10th November 2016 - First Published: 10th November 2016 ‘Tis (just about) the season to be jolly, but before all that festive fun begins, chances are you’ve got a bit more shopping to do. But, if you’re turning to credit to fund things, you’ll want to use cards that offer 0% interest deals on purchases. Read More...

Spooky reality of high balance transfer fees

Updated: 31st October 2016 - First Published: 31st October 2016 Credit card debt is scary at any time of year. While most might assume that opting for the longest deal on offer would save them the most, our data shows some of the longest deals can actually work out to be the most expensive. Read More...

Reward credit cards that become ‘pointless’

Updated: 25th October 2016 - First Published: 25th October 2016 If you regularly use cards to pay at the till, you may have considered opening a reward credit card to earn points every time you spend. However, not all of these cards are as rewarding as they may seem… Read More...

It’s looking to be a credit Christmas

Updated: 17th October 2016 - First Published: 17th October 2016 We are now less than 70 days away from Christmas, and with 70% of people admitting they haven’t started saving yet, millions will be needing to play catch-up - and plenty planning to turn to credit for some Christmas spending relief. Read More...

Can no credit score be as damaging as a bad one?

Updated: 12th October 2016 - First Published: 12th October 2016 Debt is becoming an increasing problem, which is why those who have no credit commitments often feel pretty smug about it. However, while not relying on credit is admirable, having no credit score can actually be just as damaging as having a bad one. Read More...

Know your credit score – key to better borrowing

Updated: 06th October 2016 - First Published: 06th October 2016 We all know how important it is to be credit savvy. It’s the only way to make credit work, which is why it’s so concerning that so few people know their credit score – and some don’t even know how much they’re borrowing. Read More...

6 of the best balance transfer credit cards

Updated: 28th September 2016 - First Published: 28th September 2016 Does the thought of opening your credit card bills fill you with fear? If so, you're not alone! The summer holidays may be over, but unfortunately, many people will still be paying for them... Read More...

Credit card interest hits new record high

Updated: 06th September 2016 - First Published: 06th September 2016 Given recent reports that everything is going down, from mortgage rates to savings interest, it is surprising to find that credit card interest is going up. The average credit card purchase rate has hit a record high of 22.8% APR. Read More...

Poor credit epidemic among under-25s

Updated: 02nd September 2016 - First Published: 02nd September 2016 Millions of young adults are damaging their future chances of getting a mortgage or loan by downgrading their credit rating before they turn 25, according to research from Amigo. Read More...

Don’t be shut off from credit

Updated: 16th August 2016 - First Published: 16th August 2016 Having a decent credit score is vital if you want to secure access to mortgages, loans or any other form of credit, yet unfortunately, a worrying number of people don’t seem aware of this fact – and are being shut off from credit as a result. Read More...


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