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Boost your chances of getting an iPhone 5

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Bad credit can stop you getting a mobile phone contact. If you’re thinking of upgrading to the new iPhone 5, you may need to improve your credit history. Here’s how.

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iPhone 5 and 4G in a nutshell

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week or two, you no doubt will have heard about the launch of the iPhone 5 and its 4G capabilities. But what’s so special about Apple’s new flagship handset, and what does 4G even mean?

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Is it time to ditch your old credit card?

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Credit card providers are unlikely to reward you for your loyalty, so now could be the time to cut up your old plastic and switch.

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The 0% card that can improve your credit rating

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Getting a credit card can be tricky if your credit history is non-existent, or not up to scratch. But don’t worry, help is at hand.

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Find the perfect loan or credit card with our simple guide

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There are lots of different uses for credit cards and loans, making them suitable for almost everyone – even if you don't need to borrow. Lenders offer a variety of deals to suit your requirements.

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Reward card ownership rises

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Savvy shoppers are increasingly turning to credit cards that offer rewards such as cashback, retail vouchers and airmiles, new research shows. We pick out some of the best on the market.

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Barclaycard balance transfer deal ends Monday

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People wanting to take advantage of Barclaycard’s half price balance transfer deal have just a few days left to do so before it ends at midnight on 13 August.

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Crackdown on packaged bank accounts

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The financial regulator has announced a crackdown on banks charging monthly fees for "premium" current accounts.

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Blog: The new Google Nexus 7 tablet computer reviewed

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The Nexus 7 is Google’s first foray into the world of tablets, building upon the success of its world famous Galaxy Nexus smartphone.

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The credit card to clear your overdraft

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A new low-fee balance transfer credit card has been launched by Fluid, which has the added benefit of enabling you to clear your overdraft debt.

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