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Saga to axe Platinum travel credit card

Over-50s financial provider Saga has announced it's closing its Platinum credit card in March, and customers have been told any outstanding balance will be "due and owing in full at that point". If you can't pay it off by then, your debt may be transferred but your interest rate could rise - here's what we know so far

16 January 2019

Vision Direct customer card details stolen in data hack

Vision Direct customers who ordered online or updated their details earlier this month may have had their personal and financial data stolen, after the website was breached

19 November 2018

Got an Amex charge card? How to save £140 a year and bag two extra airport lounge passes

Got an Amex charge card? How to save £140 a year or bag two extra airport lounge passes

1 May 2018

Virgin Atlantic launches two credit cards - but how do they compare to BA cards?

Virgin Atlantic has relaunched two airline cards allowing customers to earn a free flight upgrade or companion ticket

4 April 2018

Tesco Bank cancels some credit cards as a 'precautionary measure'

Some Tesco Bank customers have had their credit cards cancelled following concerns

8 March 2018

Vanquis Bank to repay cardholders £169 million - ensure you don't miss out

Vanquis Bank has been ordered to pay 1.2 million customers almost £169 million in compensation

27 February 2018

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

New Curve card claims to be 'the only card you need to carry' - but here's what to watch out for

A new debit card lets you connect your existing debit and credit cards – but there are a few things to watch out for

22 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

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