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New fee-free overseas credit card to offer 0.5% cashback

App-based Tandem Bank is launching a top credit card for use abroad which also comes with 0.5% cashback on spending

16 October 2017

Consumer borrowing slows following Bank of England warnings

Borrowing by consumers on credit cards, loans and overdrafts is slowing down, according to latest figures

26 September 2017

Labour pledge to cap credit card interest a 'positive step', says MSE's Martin Lewis

MSE founder Martin Lewis has welcomed Labour's pledge to cap credit card interest

25 September 2017

Card firms hiking credit limits of those struggling with debt - what to do if your limit's increased

One in five people with debt problems have had their credit card limit increased without requesting it

30 August 2017

75,000 hit as MBNA to close two Amex credit cards in latest cashback cull

More than 75,000 MBNA customers will stop earning cashback and rewards via their Amex credit card next month

25 August 2017

Government to ban ALL charges for paying by credit or debit card

Companies will be banned from charging ANY fees for credit or debit card payments from January

19 July 2017

Monzo, Revolut and Curve customers hit by glitch

Digital bank and prepaid card provider Monzo has warned its users their payments may be declined due to a fault

6 July 2017

Bank of England warns lenders about steep rise in consumer debt

The Bank of England wants lenders to tighten up mortgage lending criteria and protect themselves from defaults

27 June 2017

Lloyds completes MBNA takeover - but 'no changes whatsoever' for customers

Lloyds Banking Group has completed its takeover of credit card firm MBNA, but customers will see

2 June 2017

Reform of Section 75 credit card protection mooted as more caught out by loophole

A loophole in Section 75 consumer credit card protection could be reviewed in the next Parliament

24 May 2017

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