Credit card charges
New rules to protect those in debt mean your credit card may be suspended if you only make minimum repayments
Credit card customers struggling with persistent debt are to be offered extra help by lenders, under new rules
27 February 2018
Mastercard to verify payments by selfies or fingerprint scans from next year
All Mastercard users will be able to verify themselves with biometrics such as fingerprint scans or facial recognition
24 January 2018
Big brands charge customers credit card fees after ban
A number of big-name brands including energy firm E.on and travel giant Expedia have been mistakenly charging customers
19 January 2018
Some credit card users STILL charged fees after ban
A number of firms and councils have been charging fees for credit card payments after they were banned
15 January 2018
Credit and debit card charges banned from Saturday - what you need to know
You should no longer be charged a fee for opting to pay by credit or debit card – but admin fees are still allowed
9 January 2018
Monarch ditches credit card booking fees
Three weeks after Virgin Atlantic ended its 1.5% charge on flights, Monarch says it will scrap its 3% fee
9 December 2016
Shoppers to be able to split credit card payments at the till – but you may end up paying a packet
Card payment machines in shops will give credit card-holders the option of paying for items in instalments
6 December 2016
John Lewis credit card-holders struggle to resolve payment issues after website outage
Customers say they are still battling to get through to the retailer as problems enter their third week
27 October 2016
Tesco to slash rewards points for 2.8m credit card users
Nearly three million Tesco credit card users will lose out from a cap on the fees card firms charge retailers
2 September 2015
'Free' case of wine with Virgin Money credit cards
New Virgin Money credit card customers can get a free case of wine worth £55 for a limited time only
6 August 2015
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21 January 2021Nectar cardholders will be able to exchange loyalty points for Avios from next week, which they can then use to get travel-related perks. It comes after Avios ended a similar partnership with Tesco's Clubcard scheme earlier this week
Hundreds of BP customers to have £2,000 prize 'win' honoured after competition gaffe – but you need to claim it20 January 2021Hundreds of BP customers have wrongly been given receipts showing they’d won reward points worth £2,000. BP initially said this was a glitch and refused to pay out, although it has since U-turned and will now honour prize wins. But you need to submit a claim to get the points – here's what you need to know
Martin Lewis slams Very for giving WRONG return rights info and forces the firm to replace customer's Apple Watch20 January 2021MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has forced online retailer Very to apologise and offer one of its customers a ‘gesture of goodwill’, after it wrongly said it was unable to arrange a repair or replacement for a faulty Apple Watch
20 January 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.
11 January 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...
Martin Lewis: Payment holidays coming to an end – but should you take one? Mortgages, credit cards, loans, payday loans, car finance and more5 January 2021Within the last week, we've seen the extension of coronavirus credit card, personal loan and overdraft help to 31 October 2020, with mortgage payment holidays already extended. The regulator's other help schemes are also likely to be extended too, including car finance and payday loans, yet should you do it?
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