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Klarna will share your buy now, pay later borrowing data with Experian and TransUnion from June - here's what it means

Shoppers using Klarna's buy now, pay later (BNPL) services will have their repayment data shared with two of the UK's biggest credit reference agencies from 1 June, so how you manage your repayments could affect your ability to get credit in future.

4 May 2022

Experian follows TransUnion's move to include buy now, pay later data in customer credit files - here's how it might impact your credit score

Experian has become the second credit reference agency (CRA) after TransUnion to include buy now, pay later (BNPL) data in customer credit files, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal.

4 March 2022

Paying your Netflix bill on time could boost your credit score under new scheme – but how good is it?

Consumers can now choose to have transactions such as Netflix subscriptions factored into their Experian credit scores, which it says could help more people access financial products

17 November 2020

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

Competition watchdog raises concerns over Experian's purchase of Clearscore

The competition watchdog is set to investigate Experian's purchase of fellow credit reference service ClearScore

20 July 2018

Eat neighbours' food for free + 21 more hacks

Including Amazon delivery trick, free roaming, iPhone 7 saver, free credit score

21 September 2016

Pay rent on time to now boost your credit score... this and 50 more renters' tips

You don't need landlord's permission to save £100s

27 April 2016

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

Are you financially attractive?

Test whether your credit history is good enough to turn lenders on

2 March 2016

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