Experian shakes up how it calculates credit scores: what it means
Experian has shaken up the way it calculates people's credit scores meaning many suddenly dropped or increased
20 November 2015
Water bills to be added to credit reports
Paying water bills on time could help you get a credit card or mortgage, as Yorkshire Water accounts will be tracked
18 February 2013
Missed rent payments could cost you a loan or mortgage
In the coming months, late rent payments could appear on your credit file, which lenders use to assess applications
7 January 2013
Noddle to offer free credit reports
Consumers can now get permanently free access to their credit report, which can indicate likely acceptance for credit
15 December 2011
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Tom Ilube, from Callcredit, explains the importance of credit files and whether other firms will embrace free reports
22 July 2011
Millions won't get advertised rates as EU weakens protection
13 January 2011
Experian admits online credit report delays
14 July 2010
Credit report snapshot now available online
12 July 2010
Equifax unveils online statutory credit reports
16 March 2010
Credit application system is flawed, MPs told
27 October 2009
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Waitrose shakes up loyalty card terms to prevent shoppers stacking two newspaper offers together to get bigger discounts21 June 2021Waitrose has shaken up its terms and conditions to prevent shoppers with a daily, weekly or weekend newspaper subscription from using their MyWaitrose card in the same transaction. It means shoppers can no longer stack the two schemes together to get a bigger discount on their shop.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home, Sainsbury's and Wilko branded cat food recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease21 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
21 June 2021Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.
18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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