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Barclaycard's cutting minimum repayments – you could be in debt YEARS longer paying DOUBLE the interest

If you've got debt on a Barclaycard, it's likely the minimum you have to repay each month will be cut from July. If you're unaware, and don't act, you could stay in debt for many years longer and pay possibly £1,000s more in interest.

23 April 2024

Thousands of Barclaycard customers left unable to use contactless following a technical glitch - here's what we know

Thousands of Barclaycard customers have been unable to use the contactless option on their cards after a technical glitch cause them to stop working. The issue has been ongoing since March but Barclaycard has told us it hopes to have it fixed within the next few days.

27 July 2022

Barclaycard launches the market's longest 0% spending card in over two years - here's how it compares

Barclaycard has launched the longest 0% spending credit card we've seen since May 2020, giving some 25 months interest-free spending - though not all will get the headline rate. If you NEED to borrow, 0% spending cards are the cheapest way – here's how it compares.

6 July 2022

Warning: Online payments could be declined if your debit and credit card contact details aren't up to date as new fraud rules take force today

Card users are being urged to ensure their bank or lender has up-to-date contact details for them as providers begin to roll out new measures to verify transactions. If your card provider can't reach you to prove your transaction is legitimate, your payment could be declined. Here's what you need to know.

14 March 2022

Barclaycard customer? Check your account and don't bin post as it's refunding MORE people, with some getting £1,200

Keep an eye out for letters from Barclaycard, even if you weren't on a repayment plan, as it's refunding more customers for incorrect fees, with some receiving £1,200.

25 January 2022

Warning: Don't bin post from Barclaycard - the credit card firm is sending cheques of up to £300 to customers on repayment plans

Barclaycard is giving refunds to hundreds of credit card customers who have suffered issues relating to operations procedures, default fees and incorrect interest charges. Here's what you need to know.

17 January 2022

Warning - if your debit and credit card contact details aren't up to date, online payments could be declined due to new fraud checks

Card users are being urged to ensure their bank or lender has up-to-date contact details for them as providers begin to roll out new measures to verify transactions. If your card provider can't reach you to prove your transaction is legitimate, your payment could be declined. Here's what you need to know.

7 June 2021

Barclaycard unexpectedly cuts credit limits by £1,000s – what to do if you're affected

Barclaycard has slashed many customers' credit card spending limits this week, with one MoneySaver reporting a £16,000 cut

20 April 2021

Barclaycard increases minimum credit card repayments as major shake-up kicks in

Some Barclaycard customers could see the minimum monthly payment on their credit card jump sharply – in some cases by more than 50% – as part of a major overhaul that kicks in today. Higher repayments mean you clear debt quicker and pay less interest overall, but it can hit cashflow. Fees for UK cash withdrawals and busting credit limits have also been scrapped, plus a block on gambling introduced

26 January 2021

Barclaycard to hike minimum payments in major credit card shake-up

Barclaycard customers could see the minimum monthly payment on their credit card jump sharply in January – in some cases by up to a third – as part of a major overhaul of its terms which will also see fees for withdrawing cash and busting credit limits scrapped, plus a total block on gambling

25 January 2021