Amex to cut cashback rates on best buy credit cards from August
The cashback changes will come into effect on 4 August for both new and existing customers. However, new users will still be able to benefit from introductory bonus rates, assuming that they haven't had an Amex card in the last two years.
10 May 2021
How to borrow at NO COST (0% interest) and maximise your protection
Lockdown's easing, retail's opening, and spending's likely to restart. Some will be able to draw on savings but others will be thinking about taking on new debt. So if you're going to borrow, we want to ensure you do it the cheapest and safest way.
10 May 2021
Tesco Bank to raise minimum repayments by average £20/month for up to 125,000 customers
Up to 125,000 Tesco Bank credit card customers could see their minimum repayments rise by £20 a month on average from March, in a move the lender says is a bid to combat persistent debt. For many, higher repayments are a good thing, as you clear debt quicker and pay less overall, but it can also hit cashflow and give you less flexibility. Here's what's happening and what to do if you're struggling
29 January 2021
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
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
Sainsbury's Bank stops accepting ALL self-employed people for credit cards and loans
Sainsbury's Bank has brought in strict new lending restrictions which mean it is no longer issuing new credit cards or loans to anyone who's self-employed
31 July 2020
Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card-holders to get £40 rebate
Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card customers are being paid rebates of £40 each – equivalent to 25% of their annual fee – due to the coronavirus pandemic
1 July 2020
MBNA credit card customers wrongly chased for 'overdue' bills after agreeing payment holidays
MBNA credit card customers who agreed a payment holiday because they are struggling due to coronavirus have been mistakenly sent text messages chasing 'overdue' payment. If you're received one of these texts you can safely ignore it – so long as you're sure your payment holiday has been confirmed
23 April 2020
Regulator warns lenders against suspending credit cards for all those in persistent debt
The financial regulator has written to credit card firms telling them to review how they treat customers in 'persistent debt'
3 February 2020
Nationwide double-charges hundreds of customers for credit card repayments
Hundreds of Nationwide customers have had their monthly credit card repayment taken twice, with one family overcharged by up to £2,500, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal
16 January 2020
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Queen's Speech 2021 round-up: student loans shake-up, increased rights for renters, leasehold reform & more11 May 2021Flexible 'lifetime' student loans were among the plans revealed by the Queen today during the state reopening of Parliament. Other measures include increased rights for renters, leasehold reform, and more protection for those using the internet.
Martin Lewis: 'Government's failure to include scams in Online Safety Bill risks finances and mental health of millions - this must change'11 May 2021While the draft Online Safety Bill confirmed today will see new laws introduced designed to keep people safe online, there was no mention of specific protection against online scams.
11 May 2021Morrisons is to axe its 'Morrisons More' loyalty points scheme and replace it with new personalised money-off vouchers via its app
'I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim the fourth grant' – Unsure? Here's what you need to know11 May 2021100s of self-employed people are confused about what constitutes being “adversely affected” by coronavirus, we have some helpful scenarios to work out where you stand, as well as HMRC’s guidance.
11 May 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
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