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U-turn means flatmates' poor credit won't harm you

Tenants won't be rejected for a mortgage or loan because their flatmate has a poor credit score, following MSE pressure

22 March 2012

Couples should do it together on Valentine's Day (to save money)

We're often asked for our top Valentine's tips, and the simple answer is couples save if they do it together

14 February 2012

Noddle to offer free credit reports

Consumers can now get permanently free access to their credit report, which can indicate likely acceptance for credit

15 December 2011

Barclaycard to fix Egg credit card transfer problems

Former Egg credit card customers have reported erroneous charges and failed direct debits after the switchover to Barclaycard

11 November 2011

Guest Comment: How ratings agency downgrades affect us all

The US, Greece, many banks and more have been downgraded recently. Financial guru Justin Urquhart Stewart explains what this means

21 October 2011

Banks' credit ratings downgraded

Ratings agency Moody's has slashed the credit ratings of some of Britain's biggest banks to reflect reduced Government support

7 October 2011

Guest Comment: Why should we pay for OUR credit reports?

Tom Ilube, from Callcredit, explains the importance of credit files and whether other firms will embrace free reports

22 July 2011

Consumers to get free credit reports from Callcredit

The service will allow consumers to view their report when they like, but Callcredit is the smallest of the three agencies

16 June 2011