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A first time borrower's guide to credit

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Never had credit such as a card or a loan and a bit scared of starting now? Well, using credit responsibly does come with a number of benefits, not least when it comes to building a credit record. We explain all.  Read More…

Do you know your credit card balance?

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It seems many Brits don’t know how much debt is on their credit card, while others aren’t sure what an ISA is. Is the nation suffering from a lack of financial know-how?

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Supermarket credit cards from Tesco and Sainsbury's

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A supermarket credit card could reward you for your weekly shop. Here we look at offerings from two retail giants, Tesco and Sainsbury’s.

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Section 75: Free protection for credit card spending

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With many retailers and holiday firms finding it tough in the current uncertain economic climate, consumers are increasingly relying on legislation known as Section 75 to ensure they don’t end up out of pocket.  Read More…

Seven credit card sins to avoid

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Credit cards, if handled irresponsibly, can end up costing consumers unnecessarily. To avoid the potential pitfalls, here are seven sins you would do well to steer clear of.

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Credit card companies turn to Twitter to entice customers

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What do credit cards and social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have in common? Some credit card providers are trying to integrate the two. We investgate.

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What’s your credit card personality?

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Knowing your credit card personality can help you choose wisely from the vast array of cards on the market.  Read More…

Cash in on a credit card reward scheme

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With the cost of living on the increase, consumers are looking to get more for their money – and rewards when they spend.  Read More…

Less-than-perfect credit? The 0% credit card for you

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The best credit card deals are usually reserved for those with perfect credit history. But could Halifax be about to change all that?  Read More…

Manage your debts with a balance transfer card

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If your plastic has taken a pounding over the festive season and you’re looking for breathing space, now could be the time to apply for a balance transfer card. 

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