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Credit card competition 'working fairly well', but watchdog concerned by long-term debt

The Financial Conduct Authority says more could be done to help struggling borrowers with credit card debt

3 November 2015

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

26 October 2015

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

14 October 2015

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

27 July 2015

'Interest rates could rise at turn of the year'

Interest rates could begin to rise from their historic lows, the Bank of England Governor predicts

17 July 2015

Cheapest ever loan 3.5% – and tricks to slash costs further

Loan rates have plummeted, and for once it's not just for larger amounts – they're competitive from £2,500 up

10 June 2015

Court ruling could open door for more PPI claims

Consumers who bought PPI on loans and credit cards may have a new avenue for demanding compensation after court ruling

28 May 2015

Wonga launches new TV ad campaign, which it says won't be shown on kids' TV

Payday lender Wonga is launching a new advertising campaign after ditching its controversial puppet ads

19 May 2015

Warning: Remortgage ASAP or lose chance? Rates at historic lows and changes afoot

Remortgage rates (where you switch mortgage to save) are rock-bottom. Everyone check now of you can save

29 April 2015

Co-op Bank customers to pay less after overdraft fees revamp

Co-operative Bank current account customers who go overdrawn will see some fees fall from today, as it revamps charges

15 April 2015

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