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
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
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Energy price cap could be extended beyond 2023 and households given personalised switching advice under new Government plans23 July 2021The energy price cap, which limits how much suppliers can charge households on poor value standard variable tariffs (SVTs), could be extended beyond 2023, while households on those tariffs will be given personalised switching advice, under new plans announced by the Government today.
Martin Lewis explains the financial help you can get if you've been 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the Covid app or NHS Test & Trace22 July 2021Over 600,000 people in England and Wales were 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the NHS Covid-19 app between 8 and 14 July, new figures show. If you're one of them, there's a range of financial support you could get.
Royal Mail warns of delivery delays across 10 areas as workforce hit by Covid-19 absences - here's the full list of postcodes affected22 July 2021Royal Mail has warned that households in 10 areas of England, including Blackpool and Worthing, could face delays to to both parcel and letter deliveries as staff members have been forced to self-isolate due to Covid-19. Here's what you need to know and what you can do if you're facing delays.
22 July 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights as an employee including who's eligible to be furloughed.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
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