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MSE launches free Credit Club to show your credit score, affordability and how lenders view you

MSE has today launched a major new tool - Credit Club - that will allow you to see how lenders might view you

Record numbers seek debt help in 2016, warns charity

Over 300,000 owing an average of £14,000 each turned to StepChange for help between January and June

The top Avios credit card grounded by BA

The best way to earn Avios points on a credit card will be scrapped later this year in a huge blow to customers

'I reclaimed £1,300 after Lowcostholidays collapsed, so thanks MSE!' – users share their success stories

More than 130 holidaymakers with the defunct travel firm have told us they got their money back using our tips

Profit from the credit card price war

Banks are desperate to lend, so you can take advantage of blockbuster deals

1.6 million families in 'extreme' debt

Millions are spending at least 40% of their wages on debt repayments, research has found

Amex slashes cashback rates on market-leading cards

The Platinum Everyday top rate has fallen from 1.25% to 1%, and those with the standard Platinum will earn less too

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Halifax ditches £5 monthly reward for Clarity customers – but new online applicants can still get it... for now

More than 150,000 Halifax Clarity customers will no longer be able to pocket £5/month for using their credit card

Credit card promo-period-prompts among solutions for tackling persistent debt

The FCA is proposing doing more to signal the end of promotional periods in its final credit card report

Paying a deposit to hire a car? Beware – you could lose out from changes to exchange rates

Holidaymakers who rent a car overseas from at least four major firms risk losing a chunk of their deposit

Are you due a share of potential £19bn Mastercard refund? By the man behind the historic class action lawsuit

A former financial services ombudsman is launching a landmark legal bid to secure £19bn compensation from Mastercard