Monzo becomes first major bank to launch buy now pay later scheme – here’s how it stacks up
Monzo has today (16 September) launched Monzo Flex, a buy now, pay later (BNPL) scheme, Monzo Flex, which will allow customers to make payments and then pay back in instalments.
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Credit score builder Loqbox hit by data breach
Some customers of credit history-building tool Loqbox have had personal and financial data compromised after the firm was hit by a "sophisticated and complex" cyber-attack
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Massive Equifax data breach - what you need to know
Credit report heavyweight Equifax has warned that millions may have had personal details stolen as part of a breach
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New totally free way to get your Experian Credit Report
It's your financial CV. You need to see what it says about you. If wrong it can kill cheap mortgages, mobiles & more
22 February 2017
Do you rent? Here's a new trick to boost your credit rating
Millions of private tenants can boost their credit rating by opting in to a scheme that records if they pay rent on time
11 April 2016
Barclaycard and Tesco Bank customers given free access to credit scores
Barclaycard customers can access their credit scores for free via Experian, while Tesco Bank's teamed up with Noddle
20 November 2015
Experian shakes up how it calculates credit scores: what it means
Experian has shaken up the way it calculates people's credit scores meaning many suddenly dropped or increased
20 November 2015
Erudio customer? Here's what you need to know about paying off your loan
Worried former graduates with Erudio loans have raised questions about when it's wiped and the impact on credit files
21 October 2015
First-time buyer mortgage need-to-knows - from low rates to Help to Buy ISAs
Now's a stonking time to get a mortgage. Rates are close to rock-bottom but you should look at your finances first
7 October 2015
Halifax glitch leaves some bank accounts off credit files
If you've upgraded your Halifax Current Account, your credit file may not be updated due to an IT bug
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23 September 2021Monzo has today (16 September) launched Monzo Flex, a buy now, pay later (BNPL) scheme, Monzo Flex, which will allow customers to make payments and then pay back in instalments.
23 September 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
22 September 2021Almost half (47%) of MoneySavers prefer to contact customer services via phone, a new MoneySavingExpert.com poll has found. However, this varies greatly by age, with most younger respondents (aged 49 and under) preferring to use Live Chat services over phone.
22 September 2021Energy suppliers Avro Energy and Green have become the latest firms to cease trading, affecting more than 800,000 households. If you're with either firm, your energy supply will continue and credit balances are protected. But DON'T switch now – sit tight and wait until your new supplier has contacted you.
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21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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