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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

'I cleared £180,000 of debt in 12 years - such a relief'

A MoneySaver who racked up £180,000 in debt has told how she finally became debt-free 12 years later

19 January 2018

Some credit card users STILL charged fees after ban

A number of firms and councils have been charging fees for credit card payments after they were banned

15 January 2018

Credit and debit card charges banned from Saturday - what you need to know

You should no longer be charged a fee for opting to pay by credit or debit card – but admin fees are still allowed

9 January 2018

Amex phases in cashback cuts to loyal Platinum customers

Some Amex Platinum cardholders who've had their card for more than 15 months will see their cashback cut next year

20 November 2017

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

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