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Contactless card security flaw still not fully fixed 18 months on

A flaw which means contactless cards can be used AFTER they've been cancelled has still not been fully fixed

Big brands charge customers credit card fees after ban

A number of big-name brands including energy firm E.on and travel giant Expedia have been mistakenly charging customers

'I cleared £180,000 of debt in 12 years - such a relief'

A MoneySaver who racked up £180,000 in debt has told how she finally became debt-free 12 years later

Some credit card users STILL charged fees after ban

A number of firms and councils have been charging fees for credit card payments after they were banned

New advice service launched for those with mental health and debt problems

The charity Mental Health UK has set up a new debt advice service for those with money and mental health problems

Guest Comment: Why we need to talk about debt and money in our relationships

Chris Sherwood, chief executive of Relate, explains what the charity has learned from its recent research

Autumn Budget 2017: Graduates will no longer make payments on loans they have already paid back

Graduates will no longer waste money making further payments on student loans they have already paid back

Amex phases in cashback cuts to loyal Platinum customers

Some Amex Platinum cardholders who've had their card for more than 15 months will see their cashback cut next year

Started uni in or after 1998 and began repaying your loan 2002-2006? Your loan's being sold

The Government today formally restarted the process of selling off English student loans

Plans for six-week 'breathing space' from serious debt problems announced

People struggling with serious debt could be given up to six-week's grace

New fee-free overseas credit card to offer 0.5% cashback

App-based Tandem Bank is launching a top credit card for use abroad which also comes with 0.5% cashback on spending

MPs to launch major new student loans inquiry

An influential group of MPs has launched a wide-ranging inquiry into the student loans system

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