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Test whether your credit history is good enough to turn lenders on

Barclaycard and Tesco Bank customers given free access to credit scores

Barclaycard customers can access their credit scores for free via Experian, while Tesco Bank's teamed up with Noddle

Experian shakes up how it calculates credit scores: what it means

Experian has shaken up the way it calculates people's credit scores meaning many suddenly dropped or increased

First-time buyer mortgage need-to-knows - from low rates to Help to Buy ISAs

Now's a stonking time to get a mortgage. Rates are close to rock-bottom but you should look at your finances first

Check your mortgage rate today as fixed rates have fallen to lowest-ever level

The Bank of England governor last week said the 0.5% base rate could rise which could mean low mortgage rates jump

15 things you need to know about credit scoring

Boost your credit score for mortgages, cards, energy bills, mobiles and more

Cheapest-ever new borrowing: 0% for 20 months

Yesterday we learnt inflation's hit 0% for the second month – so little surprise, borrowing costs are at all-time lows

Beware split tariff mobile contracts if you're about to apply for credit

If you're planning to buy a latest model phone from O2, be aware that you'll actually be taking out a loan

Water bills to be added to credit reports

Paying water bills on time could help you get a credit card or mortgage, as Yorkshire Water accounts will be tracked

U-turn means flatmates' poor credit won't harm you

Tenants won't be rejected for a mortgage or loan because their flatmate has a poor credit score, following MSE pressure

Rent payments to go on your credit file

Missed rent payments could cost you a mortgage, loan, credit card, or indeed a new tenancy agreement