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
Warning. Tandem to end fee-free cashback credit card in March – should you pay £6/month to keep it?
Challenger bank Tandem has announced it is to start charging for its popular cashback credit card, with existing customers unable to use their cards from 9 March unless they pay a £5.99/mth membership fee
8 January 2020
Lloyds Trustcard customers only have weeks to spend their points ahead of reward shake-up
Lloyds is revamping its legacy Trustcard credit card reward scheme, meaning customers will earn cashback rather than points – but some will have just weeks to redeem hundreds of pounds of points to avoid losing them
31 October 2019
Capital One credit card customers hit by IT issues
Credit card provider Capital One has apologised for ongoing "technical issues", as customers say they are unable to log into their accounts or make payments
20 August 2019
Barclaycard customers sent credit cards which don't work
Barclaycard customers have been left in the lurch after the firm sent out a malfunctioning batch of credit cards, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal
30 May 2019
More banks to let you freeze your card – check if you can
Nationwide now lets you freeze your card if you temporarily lose it, with the Co-op Bank set to follow next year
17 May 2019
Saga gives Platinum cardholders last-minute lifeline on outstanding balances
Over-50s financial provider Saga is to throw a last-minute lifeline to Platinum credit cardholders who've yet to settle outstanding balances ahead of the card's closure next week, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal - after leaving customers in limbo for two months
20 March 2019
Applied for an HSBC product on Wednesday? Check you weren't wrongly declined
Some applicants who applied for HSBC credit cards, mortgages or loans yesterday were wrongly rejected due to problems with credit checks - if you made an application, here's what you need to know
24 January 2019
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
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