All news stories featuring 'Credit score'

Cheapest-ever new borrowing: 0% for 20 months

15 April 2015

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

17 October 2014

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

18 February 2013

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

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22 March 2012

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

15 March 2012

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

20 July 2011

Mortgage rates at record low, and they may drop further

Some brokers believe prices could fall yet more, given few expect the Bank of England base rate to rise any time soon

13 July 2011

Capital One joins Amex at cashback card summit

The Capital One World Mastercard mow also offers 5% cashback for three months, like Amex

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