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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

QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket to refund £1.7m to 4,000 payday loan borrowers

CashEuroNet UK LLC, trading as QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket, lent some customers more than they could afford to repay

Payday lender Dollar to refund over £15m to 147,000 borrowers

Dollar, trading as The Money Shop, Payday UK, Payday Express and Ladder Loans, lent many more than they could afford

Guest Comment: How Sheffield City Council is supporting payday loan alternatives

Sheffield City Council has supported the setup of a not-for-profit organisation tackling unfair access to finance

New credit union service launched for the Armed Forces

Three credit unions have launched a new service offering savings accounts and loans to members of military personnel

Cheapest EVER borrowing: what credit crunch?

The credit crunch is well and truly dead and buried and providers are pricing long-term debt cheaper than ever before

Bankruptcy threshold increases from £750 to £5,000

People with low levels of debt will now be able to avoid bankruptcy as the threshold's risen from £750 to £5,000

Payday loan ads could be banned from kids' TV

The advertising watchdog has launched a consultation on whether to restrict when payday loan adverts are broadcast on TV

PPI warning! Anti-consumer claims time-bar revealed

The regulator is consulting on putting a deadline on PPI mis-selling victims reclaiming their cash

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Payday lender Cash Genie to pay £10m redress for 'serious failings'

More than 92,000 customers of payday loan firm, Cash Genie, are due a share of £10m in redress