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.
23 September 2021
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
2 March 2020
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
12 September 2017
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
21 October 2014
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MPs call state pension shortfalls for women a 'shameful shambles' - here's how to check to see if you are owed money21 January 2022if you think you've been affected and underpaid it's important you check to see if you are owed money.
Tens of thousands of Three customers to lose 'free' roaming abroad as they're 'forced' onto new contracts - here's all you need to know21 January 2022MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal that the mobile operator is 'forcing' certain customers to sign up to new plans, which means they'll lose their 'free' roaming benefit.
21 January 2022The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe.. We've the full info on what's happened, including changes to testing and quarantining. Plus, this guide also has key info on travel insurance, refund rights and more.
Millions of BT, EE, Plusnet, TalkTalk and Vodafone customers to be hit with price hikes of up to 9.3% - here's what you can do about it20 January 2022Millions of BT, EE, Plusnet, TalkTalk and Vodafone customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 9.3% this spring. All of the telecoms providers use December's consumer prices index (CPI) rate of inflation, as announced this week, to determine increases...
20 January 2022The Bank of England base rate has risen from 0.1% to 0.25% after the majority of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today voted in favour of raising the rate. The base rate is used by the Bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and influences what borrowers pay and savers earn.
10 January 2022This is my sixth annual steps blog. My well-documented obsession with the 'quantified self' is showing no sign of abating. According to my tracker, I did 9,284,614 steps (nearly 400,000 more than last year) – a ridiculous, hopefully healthy obsession.
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
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