QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket to refund £1.7m to 4,000 payday loan borrowers
CashEuroNet UK LLC, trading as QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket, lent some customers more than they could afford to repay
4 November 2015
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
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