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How the right card can help pay for Christmas

Updated: 19th October 2017 - First Published: 19th October 2017 Christmas is now little more than two months away. Ideally you’ll be well on your way to building up a savings pot to cover the cost, but if it isn’t up to scratch, you may need another option – and the right credit card could be invaluable. Read More...

Could you benefit from credit card stoozing?

Updated: 28th September 2017 - First Published: 27th September 2017 It’s always good to get something for nothing, but what if you could actually make money from it? That’s exactly what some savvy borrowers are doing through a process known as ‘stoozing’, but how does it work, and how can you take advantage? Read More...

Cashback dwindles for credit card customers

Updated: 26th September 2017 - First Published: 26th September 2017 At one time, spending on credit cards was a viable way to earn cashback, yet the number of card providers offering a cashback deal has notably fallen recently, while many of those who still offer such a deal have cut their rates significantly. Read More...

Bad news for borrowers: 0% terms fall as APR rises

Updated: 21st September 2017 - First Published: 21st September 2017 The 0% interest market has been booming in recent years, but the tide could be starting to turn – our research reveals a definite slowdown in the market as 0% interest terms are cut, and at the same time, the average APR has risen to a record high. Read More...

Consumers spend £57.8bn on cards

Updated: 14th September 2017 - First Published: 14th September 2017 Spending on debit and credit cards shows no signs of slowing down. If anything, it’s continuing to ramp up, largely thanks to contactless, so much so that consumers spent a whopping £57.8bn on cards in July. Are you making the most of your plastic? Read More...

Reward card perks being cut, so get the best deals

Updated: 11th September 2017 - First Published: 11th September 2017 Reward credit cards have long been used as a way for financially savvy individuals to make their money go further, yet recently there’s been a definite downturn in the sector, which makes it even more important to ensure you’re getting the best deal. Read More...

Save £200 by using a credit card instead of a loan

Updated: 29th August 2017 - First Published: 29th August 2017 The current low interest rate environment is undoubtedly popular with borrowers, yet an unsecured personal loan isn’t always the most cost-effective choice for borrowing small amounts, as you could save over £200 by using a credit card instead. Read More...

Watch out for fees when using prepaid cards abroad

Updated: 23rd August 2017 - First Published: 23rd August 2017 Prepaid cards can be a great way to keep your budget in check, particularly when on holiday. They’re known as being one of the most cost-effective ways to spend abroad, and while that remains the case, it’s important to watch out for extra fees. Read More...

Balance transfer competition starting to waver

Updated: 22nd August 2017 - First Published: 22nd August 2017 Credit card competition has been rife for interest-free balance transfers in recent years, yet increased scrutiny in this sector means that such heavy competition appears to be waning, with average 0% interest terms starting to dip. Read More...

Brits pay off holiday debts before their holiday

Updated: 11th August 2017 - First Published: 11th August 2017 While saving up for a holiday is the most cost-effective method pf paying for it, a growing number are turning to credit. However, that doesn’t mean they’re getting into debt, as the vast majority pay it off before they even leave the country! Read More...


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