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CreditLadder introduces £8/mth fees for renters reporting payments to two credit reference agencies

Renters who use CreditLadder to build their credit rating by sending information about their rental payments to credit reference agencies will now need to pay a fee of up to £8/mth if they want their payments to be reported to both Experian and Equifax

16 September 2020

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

Zopa launches new credit-scoring tool

Peer-to-peer lender Zopa has launched a new free credit-scoring tool

16 October 2019

Plusnet Mobile customers' credit files wrongly marked after billing error

Hundreds of Plusnet mobile customers were wrongly marked as being in arrears on their credit files as the result of a "system error" while the firm was switching direct debit provider, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal

7 June 2019

Applied for an HSBC product on Wednesday? Check you weren't wrongly declined

Some applicants who applied for HSBC credit cards, mortgages or loans yesterday were wrongly rejected due to problems with credit checks - if you made an application, here's what you need to know

24 January 2019

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

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

Applying for an Ulster Bank savings account? It could mark your credit file

Savers have been surprised to find applying for a savings account with Ulster Bank could mark their credit file

24 August 2017

Midnight deadline to register to vote in the general election

Want to vote in next month's general election but not yet on the electoral roll? You have to register by 11.59pm Monday.

22 May 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

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