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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

Barclays to close Pingit app and services in June

Barclays is to close its Pingit payments app on 30 June, and related services including Pingit savings 'jars' and Pingit's wearable tech which allows you to make contactless payments will also be scrapped. If you use Pingit and are affected, we've full info below on exactly what's changing and what you need to do.

14 April 2021

Barclays fined £26m for failing 1.5 million customers in financial difficulty - and borrowers have been refunded

Barclays has been fined £26 million by the financial regulator over the poor treatment of 1.5 million borrowers who had fallen into arrears or financial difficulties over a period of four years - and affected customers have also been refunded

15 December 2020

Banks to defer mortgage payments and increase credit limits for those struggling due to coronavirus

Several major banks have announced support measures for customers affected by coronavirus, including mortgage payment holidays and increased credit limits

10 March 2020

Barclays announces overdraft shake-up with interest rates of 35%

Barclays will be replacing its daily overdraft fees with a single interest rate of 35% from March - we've full info on whether you'll pay more or less after the changes

8 January 2020

Barclays reverses decision on post office cash withdrawals

Barclays has scrapped plans to stop customers being able to withdraw cash from post offices

25 October 2019

PPI phone lines jammed and banks' websites crash as claims flood in on deadline day

Hours ahead of the PPI deadline, Santander's PPI enquiry form has been "temporarily unavailable" while customers of other banks are reporting website problems and waits of up to 90 minutes on the phone. The deadline to claim is 11.59pm TODAY (Thursday) - so here's what to do if you're affected

29 August 2019

Monzo tops our bank apps poll as traditional banks lag behind

Challenger banks Monzo and Starling have scooped the top spots in our latest bank apps poll, with traditional banks left playing catch-up

19 July 2019

Barclays to hike Blue Rewards fee to £4/mth

Barclays will increase the cost of its Blue Rewards scheme from £3 to £4 per month this summer, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal

24 May 2019

Barclays lets customers block gambling transactions

Barclays has today become the first UK high street bank to allow you to block payments to certain categories of retailer, such as gambling services and premium rate websites and phone lines, in a bid to help vulnerable customers

11 December 2018