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'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

Credit and debit card charges banned from Saturday - what you need to know

You should no longer be charged a fee for opting to pay by credit or debit card – but admin fees are still allowed

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

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

Consumer borrowing slows following Bank of England warnings

Borrowing by consumers on credit cards, loans and overdrafts is slowing down, according to latest figures

Labour pledge to cap credit card interest a 'positive step', says MSE's Martin Lewis

MSE founder Martin Lewis has welcomed Labour's pledge to cap credit card interest

Card firms hiking credit limits of those struggling with debt - what to do if your limit's increased

One in five people with debt problems have had their credit card limit increased without requesting it

75,000 hit as MBNA to close two Amex credit cards in latest cashback cull

More than 75,000 MBNA customers will stop earning cashback and rewards via their Amex credit card next month

Government to ban ALL charges for paying by credit or debit card

Companies will be banned from charging ANY fees for credit or debit card payments from January

Monzo, Revolut and Curve customers hit by glitch

Digital bank and prepaid card provider Monzo has warned its users their payments may be declined due to a fault

Bank of England warns lenders about steep rise in consumer debt

The Bank of England wants lenders to tighten up mortgage lending criteria and protect themselves from defaults

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