Credit card charges
RBS axes its YourPoints credit card reward scheme: Are you hit?
RBS has revealed it's scrapping its YourPoints credit card reward scheme as a result of a cap on interchange fees
16 April 2015
Capital One axes cardholder cashback. Are you hit?
Capital One is completely axing cashback for some of its cardholders and reducing the amount others can earn from 1 June
7 April 2015
Debit cards worse than credit cards for summer holidays
On a family holiday spending of £1,000 some will unwittingly lose out by £90, just because of which plastic they choose
23 June 2014
EU proposes card charges shake-up but will fees rise?
New European proposals aimed at cutting the cost of using debit and credit cards have been announced
24 July 2013
Credit and debit card fee clampdown begins
Firms will no longer be able to charge excessive credit and debit card fees when new rules come into force tomorrow
5 April 2013
Ryanair slaps 2% credit card fee on flights
The budget airline revealed the new fee just weeks after announcing all customers must pay its £6 per leg booking charge
28 November 2012
Credit card interest should be capped, MP says
Labour's Yvonne Fovargue wants interest to stop once a user has paid interest equivalent to three times the sum borrowed
28 November 2012
Card surcharge ban moves closer
The Government has today launched a consultation on implementing an end to unfair credit and debit card fees
3 September 2012
Credit card annual statements to show true cost of plastic
Every credit card holder will receive an annual statement over the next year, showing full fees
29 March 2012
Airline price transparency under investigation
Rules on how airlines display prices are being investigated by the European Commission
10 August 2011
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16 September 2021The next update of the coronavirus 'traffic light' travel system, used to govern the action holidaymakers take when they return to the UK from overseas, is due to take place this week. This will provide the latest information on which destinations will feature on the Government's 'green', 'amber' and 'red' travel lists.
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15 September 2021Almost two thirds of MoneySavers do most of their shopping online, compared with just over a quarter who prefer to shop in store (and the rest said they didn't have a preference), a new MoneySavingExpert.com poll has found.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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.
16 August 2021
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