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Cheapest-ever new borrowing: 0% for 20 months

Yesterday we learnt inflation's hit 0% for the second month – so little surprise, borrowing costs are at all-time lows

15 April 2015

Payday loan firms to be forced onto comparison sites

Payday lenders will be forced to provide details of their products on comparison websites, under proposals from the CMA

9 October 2014

Barclays' PPI bill climbs to £4.85 billion

Barclays today announced that it has set aside a further £900 million to pay for its part in the PPI mis-selling scandal

30 July 2014

Payday lender The Money Shop lent thousands too much money, watchdog rules

Over 6,000 borrowers who were lent more than they could afford are to be refunded a combined total of more than £700,000

14 July 2014

Is it just Wonga? Send us your debt demands from fake lawyers

MoneySavingExpert is calling for you to email us copies of any letters you've received from fake lawyers chasing debts

27 June 2014

Beware - Payday loan brokers posing as credit unions online

Payday loan brokers are posing as credit unions in an attempt to lure new customers, a real credit union is warning

15 May 2014

Shopping online at Next? It could hurt your credit rating

If you're buying online from Next for the first time, beware a threat to your chances of getting a loan or mortgage

2 May 2014

Payday lenders must comply with new rules from today

The FCA promises 'tough and decisive action' against payday lenders that do not follow its strict new rules

1 April 2014

Loan shark cartoons to teach kids about debt dangers

School children in England, are being encouraged to be taught about the dangers of using loan sharks

3 March 2014

Payday loan firms face legal crackdown from April

Payday lenders will have to ensure customers can afford loans and face having misleading ads banned under new FCA rules

28 February 2014

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