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Barclaycard customer? Check your account and don't bin post as it's refunding MORE people, with some getting £1,200

Keep an eye out for letters from Barclaycard, even if you weren’t on a repayment plan, as its refunding more customers for incorrect fees. MSE has received an influx of accounts from customers who say they received a surprise refund, with several claiming to have been given more than £1,000.

25 January 2022

Martin's debt costs masterclass: Can't afford to clear your debt? You can't afford not to move it to up to 35mths at 0% saving £1,000s

So as it's January, we're in a cost of living crunch, and New Year debt bills are being received by millions, it's time for my annual interest-cutting masterclass.

18 January 2022

Warning: Don't bin post from Barclaycard - the credit card firm is sending cheques of up to £300 to customers on repayment plans

Barclaycard is giving refunds to hundreds of credit card customers who have suffered issues relating to operations procedures, default fees and incorrect interest charges. Here's what you need to know.

17 January 2022

Warning: One week to go before Amazon stops accepting Visa credit cards – and there's a trick for some shoppers to get a free £10 or £20 credit

Amazon shoppers will no longer be able to make purchases using Visa credit cards from 19 January 2022, the retail giant has announced.

11 January 2022

Sainsbury's Bank wrongly charges credit card customers late payment fees - check if you're due a refund

Sainsbury’s says affected customers will be refunded automatically but it is worth checking to see if you’ve been wrongly charged.

7 January 2022

How to borrow at 0%, ie, no cost (or as close to it as possible) – Martin Lewis's cards, loans, buy-now pay-later and overdrafts masterclass

Borrowing is dirt cheap right now, with the cheapest ever loan rates, the longest 0% spending card we've seen since mid 2020, and many more best buys.

30 November 2021

Lloyds Bank launches cashback credit card that pays up to 0.5% - plus a £20 introductory bonus

Lloyds Bank has launched a new credit card that enables holders to earn 0.25% cashback on up to £4,000 of annual spending and 0.5% above, with no cap on how much you can earn. You can also earn a £20 bonus if you spend £1,000 in the first 90 days. But Lloyds' cashback rate can be beaten by American Express - here's how it compares.

28 July 2021

M&S launches new rewards scheme for credit card customers - but how does it stack up?

M&S Bank has launched a new rewards scheme for its credit card holders called 'Club Rewards'. Once you're a member you can earn extra loyalty points, money-off M&S vouchers, free next day delivery and more.

30 June 2021

Warning - if your debit and credit card contact details aren't up to date, online payments could be declined due to new fraud checks

Card users are being urged to ensure their bank or lender has up-to-date contact details for them as providers begin to roll out new measures to verify transactions. If your card provider can't reach you to prove your transaction is legitimate, your payment could be declined. Here's what you need to know.

7 June 2021