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Barclaycard increases minimum credit card repayments as major shake-up kicks in

Some Barclaycard customers could see the minimum monthly payment on their credit card jump sharply – in some cases by more than 50% – as part of a major overhaul that kicks in today. Higher repayments mean you clear debt quicker and pay less interest overall, but it can hit cashflow. Fees for UK cash withdrawals and busting credit limits have also been scrapped, plus a block on gambling introduced

26 January 2021

Barclaycard to hike minimum payments in major credit card shake-up

Barclaycard customers could see the minimum monthly payment on their credit card jump sharply in January – in some cases by up to a third – as part of a major overhaul of its terms which will also see fees for withdrawing cash and busting credit limits scrapped, plus a total block on gambling

25 January 2021

Martin Lewis' 'how to slash all debt costs' January masterclass

Can't afford to clear your debt? You can't afford not to try to move it to 0%, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis writes. You could save £1,000s on credit cards, mortgages, overdrafts, loans, store cards, buy-no-pay-later (BNPL) and more - here's how

21 January 2021

Virgin Money to axe online credit card services next month - how it affects you

Virgin Money is axing its online services for credit card customers on 31 January, with borrowers encouraged to manage accounts using the provider's app instead. Here's what's happening and what you can do about it - particularly if you don't have a smartphone

14 January 2021

Paying your Netflix bill on time could boost your credit score under new scheme – but how good is it?

Consumers can now choose to have transactions such as Netflix subscriptions factored into their Experian credit scores, which it says could help more people access financial products

17 November 2020

Nationwide to scrap cashback on its credit cards

Over a million Nationwide credit card holders will lose their 0.25% cashback deal in December, as the building society is scrapping this perk for its Select and Cash Reward cards

30 October 2020

Barclaycard gives rebates to 1,000s of customers after it 'may have' set their credit limits too high

Thousands of Barclaycard customers will receive rebates of £230 on average, after the firm admitted it had failed to meet "expected standards" for assessing some customers and "may have" set their credit limit too high

30 October 2020

Experian faces enforcement action after data watchdog investigation

Credit reference agency Experian has been ordered to make changes to how it handles people’s personal data in its direct marketing services

28 October 2020

AA, Bank of Ireland and Post Office credit card customers complain of problems after transfer to Jaja

AA, Bank of Ireland and Post Office credit card customers have been reporting problems after their accounts were switched to fintech firm Jaja earlier this month.

26 October 2020

AA, Bank of Ireland and some Post Office credit cards to transfer to Jaja – what you need to know

If you've an AA or Bank of Ireland UK credit card, it'll soon be replaced with a new one from little-known fintech firm Jaja, while some Post Office credit card customers are also affected. It comes after Jaja bought Bank of Ireland's credit card portfolio, and while the way your card works isn't changing much, the way you manage your account online is – here's what you need to know

2 October 2020