Saga to axe Platinum travel credit card
Over-50s financial provider Saga has announced it's closing its Platinum credit card in March, and customers have been told any outstanding balance will be "due and owing in full at that point". If you can't pay it off by then, your debt may be transferred but your interest rate could rise - here's what we know so far
16 January 2019
Monzo reveals new overseas ATM fees
App-based Monzo Bank is introducing fees for overseas ATM withdrawals over £200/mth from 18 Dec for its current account
17 October 2017
New fee-free overseas credit card to offer 0.5% cashback
App-based Tandem Bank is launching a top credit card for use abroad which also comes with 0.5% cashback on spending
16 October 2017
Monzo to curb free overseas ATM withdrawals
App-based Monzo Bank looks set to stop offering free overseas ATM withdrawals on its popular prepaid card
13 September 2017
Top pick overseas debit card closes to new customers
Norwich & Peterborough Building Society is no longer accepting new applications for its Gold Classic current account
7 October 2016
My Travel Cash axes prepaid travel cards – what to do if you've got one
My Travel Cash withdraws prepaid cards so you've until 4 October to withdraw or spend your money
22 August 2016
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Crown Currency Exchange director jailed for three years over fraud
A Crown Currency Exchange director has been jailed for fraud after thousands of traders were left without their money
12 November 2015
The 10 travel must-knows before you go
The great jet-away has started so I've compiled a list of need to knows to get the maximum bang for your bucks
30 July 2015
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Waitrose shakes up loyalty card terms to prevent shoppers stacking two newspaper offers together to get bigger discounts21 June 2021Waitrose has shaken up its terms and conditions to prevent shoppers with a daily, weekly or weekend newspaper subscription from using their MyWaitrose card in the same transaction. It means shoppers can no longer stack the two schemes together to get a bigger discount on their shop.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home, Sainsbury's and Wilko branded cat food recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease21 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
21 June 2021Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.
18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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