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Image for article: New year advice recommends balance transfers

New year advice recommends balance transfers

2 Jan 2009

New advice has been offered on how best to survive the recession in the early part of 2009, with one tip being to consider transferring your credit card balance.. Read more...

Image for article: Many customers miss out on lower credit card interest rates, says Fool

Many customers miss out on lower credit card interest rates, says Fool

12 Dec 2008

Many consumers are missing out on lower interest rates on their credit cards due to the fact that they believe annual percentage rates (APRs) are set in stone, it has been suggested. Read more...


Image for article: BERR: Credit card commitments will help financial management

BERR: Credit card commitments will help financial management

15 Dec 2008

Commitments made recently by companies in the credit card sector will help families manage their finances better, it has been stated. Read more...


Image for article: Michael Winner talks American Express

Michael Winner talks American Express

18 Dec 2008

Film director and producer Michael Winner has a long history with American Express credit cards, he has explained. Read more...


Image for article: Abbey: Shoppers cutting back on extravagant spending

Abbey: Shoppers cutting back on extravagant spending

18 Dec 2008

Consumers are reining in their spending on festive gifts and food this year, according to new data from Abbey Credit Cards. Read more...


Image for article: Lloyds TSB tops Christmas credit card website ranking

Lloyds TSB tops Christmas credit card website ranking

19 Dec 2008

Lloyds TSB has taken the top spot on a ranking of the best credit card websites, it has announced. Read more...


Image for article: Excellent credit histories needed to get leading cards in 2009

Excellent credit histories needed to get leading cards in 2009

23 Dec 2008

Great credit histories are going to be a requirement for people looking to get their hands on top credit cards next year, it has been suggested. Read more...


Image for article: Brits plan credit card transfers in 2009, says Abbey

Brits plan credit card transfers in 2009, says Abbey

29 Dec 2008

It's not unusual for people to plan to shift a few pounds after the festive period, but more than seven million Brits intend to move pounds of another kind in the first quarter of 2009, according to Abbey Credit Cards. Read more...


Image for article: FSB suggests cap for credit card interest rates

FSB suggests cap for credit card interest rates

31 Dec 2008

A cap on the rate of interest on credit cards should be seriously considered in the coming year, it was suggested today. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard plans to go contactless in 2009

Barclaycard plans to go contactless in 2009

6 Jan 2009

Written by David Jones Read more...


Image for article: Bank staff accused of credit card deception

Bank staff accused of credit card deception

7 Oct 2008

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is facing corrosive accusations of deceptive conduct by the customer services division of its credit cards department. Read more...


Image for article: Credit cards help cure cancer

Credit cards help cure cancer

7 Oct 2008

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) is celebrating 20 years of successful partnership with two major UK credit card companies. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card companies agree to play fair

Credit card companies agree to play fair

12 Dec 2008

Credit card holders drowning in debt who seek help to repay what they owe will be a given a “breathing space” of 60 days to sort out their finances under new government rules aimed at helping consumers and encouraging interest rate cuts. Read more...


Image for article: Labour under fire for "hypocritical" affiliate credit card

Labour under fire for "hypocritical" affiliate credit card

12 Dec 2008

The Labour Party is accused of hypocrisy over its tough stance on credit card interest rates while profiting from its own affiliate card that charges more than nine times the Bank of England base rate. Read more...


Image for article: Government threatens to feed credit card firms to industry watchdog

Government threatens to feed credit card firms to industry watchdog

12 Dec 2008

Credit card companies who fail cut interest rates face investigation by the UK watchdog and revocation of lending licenses. Read more...


Image for article: Abbey credit card could save you cash on Christmas dinner

Abbey credit card could save you cash on Christmas dinner

12 Dec 2008

A new credit card launched by Abbey is set to earn consumers rewards as fat as the Christmas turkey it pays for. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card companies to share more customer information

Credit card companies to share more customer information

12 Dec 2008

Credit card companies will share information about their customers and compile data on their behaviour, the industry peak body has announced. Read more...


Image for article: Rate changes for credit cards in two weeks

Rate changes for credit cards in two weeks

12 Dec 2008

In just two weeks time we will see some interesting changes when it comes to how credit card companies do business. The government has held meetings with key credit card figures to discuss formal action which will mean that credit card companies must be kinder and more reasonable with customers. Read more...


Image for article: Get the most out of your credit card this Christmas

Get the most out of your credit card this Christmas

19 Nov 2008

To help vanquish the evils of sub-prime credit which has caused the credit card and mortgage markets to tumble head first into recession and drag all else with them, card companies are now seeking those with good credit ratings to help restore integrity to their books. Read more...


Image for article: Beware - new annual fees for unused credit cards

Beware - new annual fees for unused credit cards

12 Nov 2008

Defaqto, the personal finance analyst recently released surprising information regarding fees which may be faced by credit card customers who don’t use their credit cards enough. Read more...


Image for article: Visa launches carbon offset credit card

Visa launches carbon offset credit card

12 Nov 2008

Visa has appealed to an increasingly environmentally concerned public by launching their first ever truly ‘green’ European credit card. The card promises to offset the carbon emissions generated by the products purchased with it. Read more...


Image for article: Visa and HSBC explore new territories

Visa and HSBC explore new territories

10 Nov 2008

Visa and HSBC plan to roll out new debit card programs in new territories in a new partnership. They are expected to focus on territories in the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card comparison is vital say experts

Credit card comparison is vital say experts

3 Nov 2008

As more and more of us turn to our credit cards to make ends meet, experts are warning us to ensure that we have assessed what is on offer first to make sure that we get the best deal possible. Read more...


Image for article: A £6 check that could help your credit application

A £6 check that could help your credit application

3 Nov 2008

Consumer watchdog, Which? warns that those applying for credit can do themselves a disservice by not first checking their credit reports. For just £6 potential borrowers can take a look at the records which banks, financial institutions and other businesses use to assess whether or not to lend to them. Read more...


Image for article: New UK card has 227% interest rate

New UK card has 227% interest rate

27 Oct 2008

One of the most expensive credit cards to ever hit Britain’s wallets was revealed this month and it has a whopping interest rate of 227%. Read more...


Image for article: Designer adds stylish edge to credit card shopping

Designer adds stylish edge to credit card shopping

14 Jan 2009

Italian designer Roberto Cavalli has announced the launch of a new credit card with his own unique twist on it. Read more...


Image for article: Sudden credit card interest price hikes 'are no more'

Sudden credit card interest price hikes 'are no more'

15 Jan 2009

The credit card industry has agreed to cease applying sudden hikes to credit card interest rates, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: Halifax: Credit card balance transfers on the up in 2009

Halifax: Credit card balance transfers on the up in 2009

20 Jan 2009

New research has found an increase in the number of applications for credit card balance transfers. Read more...


Image for article: Visa notes more credit card spending

Visa notes more credit card spending

21 Jan 2009

Point of sale spending on Visa Europe\'s cards rose by 10.3 per cent during the 2008 financial year, the firm has reported. Read more...


Image for article: Virgin Money balance transfer credit card praised

Virgin Money balance transfer credit card praised

22 Jan 2009

Virgin Money\'s balance transfer credit card has been praised as a way of providing customers with "breathing space" while they get their finances in order. Read more...


Image for article: New American Express credit card launched

New American Express credit card launched

26 Jan 2009

American Express has announced the launch of the United Mileage Plus American Express Credit Card. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card consumers 'can choose how they speak to lenders'

Credit card consumers 'can choose how they speak to lenders'

26 Jan 2009

Credit card customers have the right to decide how they speak to their lenders, it has been noted. Read more...


Image for article: Switch credit cards 'every 18 months'

Switch credit cards 'every 18 months'

30 Jan 2009

People looking to get the most out of their credit cards should swap them on a fairly regular basis, it has been advised. Read more...


Image for article: Abbey credit card could help

Abbey credit card could help "al desko" eaters

2 Feb 2009

Abbey has said its credit card could help ease easting expenses for people feeling the pinch as a result of the ongoing effects of the credit crunch. Read more...


Image for article: Rate for Life credit card launched

Rate for Life credit card launched

3 Feb 2009

Credit card customers have the chance to apply for a new offering from MBNA, the Rate for Life card. Read more...


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Barclaycard "determined to support" credit card customers

4 Feb 2009

Barclaycard has announced a number of offers to its new and existing credit card customers, stating it is "determined to support" people as a result of the ongoing turbulence within the financial markets. Read more...


Image for article: Abbey card scoops product award

Abbey card scoops product award

10 Feb 2009

Abbey has been awarded the title of Best New Credit Card Product of the Year at the 2009 Cards Awards ceremony, it has emerged. Read more...


Image for article: Co-operative bank wins two credit card awards

Co-operative bank wins two credit card awards

11 Feb 2009

The Co-operative Bank has been given two awards for its range of credit cards, it has emerged. Read more...


Image for article: MBNA wins award for online service

MBNA wins award for online service

11 Feb 2009

An online service provided by credit card company MBNA has been praised at an industry event. Read more...


Image for article: Easier credit card comparison 'replaced summary box'

Easier credit card comparison 'replaced summary box'

16 Feb 2009

A series of bullet points or a numbered list that replaced the credit card summary box on marketing materials made it easier for people to compare products, an expert said today. Read more...


Image for article: Nationwide wins credit card award

Nationwide wins credit card award

17 Feb 2009

Nationwide has said its recent award for Most Responsible Credit Card Lending Practices is a "fantastic achievement". Read more...


Image for article: 'Always check' credit card repayment dates

'Always check' credit card repayment dates

20 Feb 2009

Credit card users have been warned to always check when their next payment is due - even if they think they know what date this is. Read more...


Image for article: American Express gets thumbs-up for Oscar ad

American Express gets thumbs-up for Oscar ad

25 Feb 2009

America Express\' advertisement shown during the US broadcast of the 2009 Oscar ceremony has received the thumbs-up. Read more...


Image for article: Nationwide credit card changes 'made to align with market'

Nationwide credit card changes 'made to align with market'

26 Feb 2009

Changes to Nationwide\'s Gold and Classic credit cards have been made to bring the lender in line with its peers in the market. Read more...


Image for article: Visa ad pushes for cash-less future

Visa ad pushes for cash-less future

6 Mar 2009

A new credit card advertisement for Visa asks consumers to look towards a cash-less future by spending solely with plastic. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard unveils payment 'revolution'

Barclaycard unveils payment 'revolution'

9 Mar 2009

Credit card provider Barclaycard has hailed its new partnership with Orange the start of a payment "revolution". Read more...


Image for article: American Express returns to Tribeca

American Express returns to Tribeca

11 Mar 2009

American Express is returning to New York City\'s Tribeca Film Festival this year as one of the event\'s main sponsors. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard taking on Tesco and Nectar?

Barclaycard taking on Tesco and Nectar?

12 Mar 2009

Barclaycard is reportedly considering monetary rewards for credit card holders who shop at outlets affiliated with the provider. Read more...


Image for article: MasterCard hailed for corporate solutions

MasterCard hailed for corporate solutions

13 Mar 2009

MasterCard is the big winner in this year\'s Global Finance magazine awards - picking up top prize in the Best Corporate Cards category for a third consecutive year. Read more...


Image for article: Heineken joins Mastercard at Rugby World Cup

Heineken joins Mastercard at Rugby World Cup

16 Mar 2009

Credit card provider Mastercard is to be joined by brewing giant Heineken as sponsor of the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Read more...


Image for article: Capital One records good February performance

Capital One records good February performance

17 Mar 2009

Shares in credit card provider Capital One have soared by as much as 10% after the company reported a better-than-expected credit performance last month. Read more...


Image for article: Card companies 'taking debt seriously'

Card companies 'taking debt seriously'

18 Mar 2009

Credit card companies are taking steps to ensure customers do not get into financial difficulties on their plastic. Read more...


Image for article: Calls for credit card companies to change payment allocation

Calls for credit card companies to change payment allocation

19 Mar 2009

Nationwide Building Society has suggested UK consumers would benefit if credit card companies adopted certain American payment practices. Read more...


Image for article: American Express announces 2008 travel savings

American Express announces 2008 travel savings

19 Mar 2009

Credit card provider American Express has boasted its business clients can make enormous travel savings through the company. Read more...


Image for article: Mastercard reaches PayPass milestone

Mastercard reaches PayPass milestone

20 Mar 2009

More than 50 million PayPass devices have been issued by Mastercard as cash alternatives continue to soar in popularity, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card cheque ban criticised

Credit card cheque ban criticised

23 Mar 2009

An expert has branded the government\'s proposed ban on credit card cheques unnecessary. Read more...


Image for article: Mastercard encourages 'Big Lunch'

Mastercard encourages 'Big Lunch'

1 Apr 2009

Mastercard is lending its support to a new initiative aimed at encouraging a return to community values. Read more...


Image for article: Capital One toasts diversity ranking

Capital One toasts diversity ranking

2 Apr 2009

Credit card provider Capital One is celebrating after being named among the top companies for diversity. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard signs Mercury sponsorship deal

Barclaycard signs Mercury sponsorship deal

3 Apr 2009

Barclaycard has struck a deal this week to take over from Nationwide as the main sponsor of the Mercury Prize. Read more...


Image for article: Mastercard ad inspires home secretary spoof

Mastercard ad inspires home secretary spoof

6 Apr 2009

Home secretary Jacqui Smith\'s recent financial embarrassments have been sent up in a spoof mimicking Mastercard\'s \'priceless\' advertisements. Read more...


Image for article: MasterCard confirms football support

MasterCard confirms football support

8 Apr 2009

MasterCard will lend support to the UEFA Champions League for at least another three years after renewing its sponsorship deal this week (April 7th). Read more...


Image for article: American Express hailed for ethical commitments

American Express hailed for ethical commitments

14 Apr 2009

American Express has been lauded for its commitment to ethical practice in a new list published yesterday (April 13th). Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard strengthens music affiliation

Barclaycard strengthens music affiliation

16 Apr 2009

Barclaycard has strengthened its position in the music market this week by inking a partnership deal with Global Radio. Read more...


Image for article: MasterCard launches cash point finder

MasterCard launches cash point finder

16 Apr 2009

MasterCard has unveiled a new application to let debit and credit card holders find nearby ATMs. Read more...


Image for article: American Express to webcast meetings

American Express to webcast meetings

17 Apr 2009

American Express is opening up its meetings to public scrutiny by launching a live audio webcast next week. Read more...


Image for article: Early bird student account with credit card launched by HSBC

Early bird student account with credit card launched by HSBC

20 Apr 2009

A new bank account for school students that includes an optional credit card when they confirm a place at university has been launched by HSBC. Read more...


Image for article: HSBC gains top ranking for customer service

HSBC gains top ranking for customer service

22 Apr 2009

HSBC has beaten nine other leading retail financial service providers to be voted the bank offering the best customer experience both in branches and online. Read more...


Image for article: Egg reassures cardholders

Egg reassures cardholders

27 Apr 2009

Credit card provider Egg has reassured cardholders that none of its most popular card features will be disappearing in the near future. Read more...


Image for article: New Abbey credit card launched to offer 'value for money'

New Abbey credit card launched to offer 'value for money'

30 Apr 2009

The credit crunch is leading Brits to adopt no frills lifestyles, according to research by Abbey Credit Cards. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card bill passed in US

Credit card bill passed in US

1 May 2009

Credit card holders in the US are to be supported by a new bill passed by the US House of Representatives yesterday. Read more...


Image for article: Personal finance 'should be taught at schools'

Personal finance 'should be taught at schools'

7 May 2009

School pupils need to be taught about financial issues, according to the Personal Finance Education Group (pfeg). Read more...


Image for article: Virgin Atlantic forms global credit card partnership

Virgin Atlantic forms global credit card partnership

13 May 2009

Virgin Atlantic credit card holders will be able to benefit from the company\'s new partnership with Regus Group, the world\'s largest provider of flexible workspace solutions. Read more...


Image for article: M&S loyalty points available to credit card customers

M&S loyalty points available to credit card customers

13 May 2009

M&S credit card holders will be able to enjoy extra membership benefits if they join the new Premium Club for £10 a month. Read more...


Image for article: M&S credit card holders to benefit from savings account offer

M&S credit card holders to benefit from savings account offer

15 May 2009

M&S credit card and charge card holders can earn up to 2,000 M&S points if they open an Everyday account before 17th July. Read more...


Image for article: MBNA play.com credit card 'rewards loyalty'

MBNA play.com credit card 'rewards loyalty'

21 May 2009

A new credit card has been launched by internet shopping website play.com. Read more...


Image for article: 0% balance transfer deals highlighted by Defaqto

0% balance transfer deals highlighted by Defaqto

21 May 2009

Over two thirds of credit cards available to new customers have a 0% introductory balance transfer offer, according to financial information service Defaqto. Read more...


Image for article: Faster Payments available to 50% of credit card accounts

Faster Payments available to 50% of credit card accounts

27 May 2009

More than half of all credit card accounts are payable through the Faster Payments system, according to UK payments association Apacs. Read more...


Image for article: Young people offered financial help in celebrity masterclasses

Young people offered financial help in celebrity masterclasses

28 May 2009

Abbey is offering 16 to 18 year-olds places on a celebrity master class to help them start out on their chosen career as well as to make the most of their first pay packets. Read more...


Image for article: N&P credit card launched

N&P credit card launched

2 Jun 2009

A new credit card has been launched by Norwich and Peterborough building society (N&P). Read more...


Image for article: Credit card providers increase interest rate on accounts

Credit card providers increase interest rate on accounts

9 Jun 2009

Credit card providers Abbey and Alliance and Leicester have increased their credit interest rates to 6.00% AER. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider offers new special rate offer to savers

Credit card provider offers new special rate offer to savers

10 Jun 2009

Credit card provider Sainsbury\'s Finance is offering a new special rate of 2.65% AER (variable) on deposits up to £500,000. Read more...


Image for article: There has been a return in shares confidence, says credit card provider

There has been a return in shares confidence, says credit card provider

10 Jun 2009

Credit card provider Virgin Money has suggested that there has been a return in confidence in UK shares. Read more...


Image for article: Saga credit card 'offers a reduced APR'

Saga credit card 'offers a reduced APR'

11 Jun 2009

A credit card issued by Saga has had its APR reduced from 16.9% to 11.9%. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card 'could be launched in partnership with TV channel'

Credit card 'could be launched in partnership with TV channel'

15 Jun 2009

A new credit card could be launched by TV channel Dave. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard reward scheme moves forward

Barclaycard reward scheme moves forward

16 Jun 2009

Credit card provider Barclaycard has signed an agreement with a software specialist to provide the IT for its planned retailer reward scheme. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard Gold and Classic holders 'can use contactless technology'

Barclaycard Gold and Classic holders 'can use contactless technology'

16 Jun 2009

More Barclaycard credit card holders will be able to use contactless technology, it has been revealed. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider donates £28,000 to community projects

Credit card provider donates £28,000 to community projects

17 Jun 2009

Credit card provider Co-operative Bank revealed it has donated £28,000 to community groups in the UK. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card questions answered by new web tool

Credit card questions answered by new web tool

19 Jun 2009

A new interactive web self-service system has been launched by a credit card provider. Read more...


Image for article: MasterCard appointment hopes to better serve credit card customers

MasterCard appointment hopes to better serve credit card customers

22 Jun 2009

The appointment of a new president and chief operating officer at credit card firm MasterCard will allow the firm to grow and increase its value to customers, it has been claimed. Read more...


Image for article: iPhone game launched by credit card provider

iPhone game launched by credit card provider

3 Jul 2009

Credit card provider Barclaycard has launched a new iPhone game to demonstrate the ease of contactless payments. Read more...


Image for article: BT credit card holders 'to receive uncapped rewards'

BT credit card holders 'to receive uncapped rewards'

6 Jul 2009

BT credit card holders are to benefit from uncapped rewards, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: Sainsbury's finance offers dental loan advice

Sainsbury's finance offers dental loan advice

7 Jul 2009

New research from credit card provider Sainsbury\'s Finance has discovered that around 6,900 personal loans have been taken out to wholly or partially fund dental surgery since early 2007. Read more...


Image for article: Ask energy suppliers to refund credit balance, advises credit card comparison service

Ask energy suppliers to refund credit balance, advises credit card comparison service

7 Jul 2009

Tesco Compare, which offers credit card comparison information, is offering advice about reducing energy bills. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider Barclays 'launches two super trackers'

Credit card provider Barclays 'launches two super trackers'

7 Jul 2009

Credit card provider Barclays has announced it is launching two super trackers. Read more...


Image for article: HSBC 'to cut cheque guarantee limit'

HSBC 'to cut cheque guarantee limit'

8 Jul 2009

Credit card provider HSBC is to cut its cheque guarantee limit on some customers\' debit cards, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card supplier charts optimism

Credit card supplier charts optimism

10 Jul 2009

The recession has not brought down the financial ambitions of young people, a leading credit card supplier has stated. Read more...


Image for article: Student account with optional credit card offered by HSBC

Student account with optional credit card offered by HSBC

14 Jul 2009

HSBC is launching its 2009 student bank account, with an optional fee-free student credit card. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider warns that regular drivers 'can become to self-assured'

Credit card provider warns that regular drivers 'can become to self-assured'

16 Jul 2009

Sainsbury\'s Finance, which offers credit cards and loans, has carried out new research that has revealed more than two-thirds of British drivers admit to have engaged in some form of potentially dangerous activity while driving in the past month. Read more...


Image for article: Citi launches new saving account

Citi launches new saving account

16 Jul 2009

Credit card provider Citi has launched a new saving account with a competitive rate for customers. Read more...


Image for article: Children could learn lessons about managing money from pre-paid Visa cards'

Children could learn lessons about managing money from pre-paid Visa cards'

20 Jul 2009

Pre-paid Visa cards could teach children valuable lessons about managing their money, according to a personal finance writer. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card fraud insurance offered as part of new student finance package

Credit card fraud insurance offered as part of new student finance package

21 Jul 2009

Insurance against fraudulent use of credit cards is one of the services offered to students as part of Barclays\' new student package. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider relaunches online banking site

Credit card provider relaunches online banking site

24 Jul 2009

Credit card provider Barclays has relaunched its online banking site with easier navigation. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider 'launches new website'

Credit card provider 'launches new website'

27 Jul 2009

Credit card provider Barclays has launched a new structured product website for Barclays Wealth. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider American Express recommends insurance for UK breaks

Credit card provider American Express recommends insurance for UK breaks

30 Jul 2009

Credit card provider American Express has advised travellers to take out travel insurance even if they are staying closer to home. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider Tesco Finance launches summer offers

Credit card provider Tesco Finance launches summer offers

31 Jul 2009

Credit card provider Tesco Finance has launched a series of summer offers to benefit new customers. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider Barclaycard 'to sponsor free running competition'

Credit card provider Barclaycard 'to sponsor free running competition'

4 Aug 2009

Credit card provider Barclaycard is to sponsor the World Freerun Championships, which will be held in Trafalgar Square this weekend. Read more...


Image for article: 'Students give £260m to the economy in unpaid work experience'

'Students give £260m to the economy in unpaid work experience'

4 Aug 2009

Students are providing as much as 6.8 million hours of unpaid work experience this summer, according to research from credit card provider Abbey. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider releases business travel study

Credit card provider releases business travel study

5 Aug 2009

Credit card provider Barclaycard has released a study showing that businesses that are choosing to cut down on travel are doing so more to cut down on costs than as a result of environmental policy. Read more...


Image for article: Prepaid credit cards 'to be launched by Phones4U'

Prepaid credit cards 'to be launched by Phones4U'

5 Aug 2009

Two new prepaid credit cards are to be launched this month by Phones4U. Read more...


Image for article: Co-operative Bank employees 'thank customers with a song'

Co-operative Bank employees 'thank customers with a song'

10 Aug 2009

Employees of credit card provider the Co-operative Bank have sung a song to thank their customers for their support, it has been revealed. Read more...


Image for article: News from Sainsbury's Credit Cards: Number of reward scheme credit cards has dropped

News from Sainsbury's Credit Cards: Number of reward scheme credit cards has dropped

12 Aug 2009

There are now fewer credit cards with reward schemes, according to research by Sainsbury\'s Credit Cards. Read more...


Image for article: Tesco Clubcard credit card holders could earn points when they buy holiday money

Tesco Clubcard credit card holders could earn points when they buy holiday money

13 Aug 2009

Tesco Clubcard credit card holders will not have to pay a cash advance fee if they use their cards to buy holiday money and will also receive Clubcard points, according to the credit card provider. Read more...


Image for article: New website offers credit card and other financial information

New website offers credit card and other financial information

14 Aug 2009

A website offering advice on credit cards and other financial matters has been launched. Read more...


Image for article: Tesco Compare: Students should look around to find the credit card deal that suits them

Tesco Compare: Students should look around to find the credit card deal that suits them

18 Aug 2009

Credit card comparison site Tesco Compare has advised students to shop around before choosing the best credit card deal to suit them. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider M&S Money offers a cashback reward to personal loan customers

Credit card provider M&S Money offers a cashback reward to personal loan customers

19 Aug 2009

M&S money, which is now one of the top ten credit card providers, is offering a cashback reward to those who take out personal loans. Read more...


Image for article: Halifax student current account holders 'entitled to 20% off credit card insurance'

Halifax student current account holders 'entitled to 20% off credit card insurance'

19 Aug 2009

Halifax is currently offering a 20% discount on its debit, store, charge and credit card insurance with the Halifax student current account. Read more...


Image for article: Virgin Money offers a 'fee-free balance transfer credit card'

Virgin Money offers a 'fee-free balance transfer credit card'

21 Aug 2009

Virgin Money has announced it is offering a credit card with fee-free balance transfer with 0% interest for nine months. Read more...


Image for article: Co-operative Bank is offering discounts on family days out with its Credit Card Plus.

Co-operative Bank is offering discounts on family days out with its Credit Card Plus.

21 Aug 2009

Credit card provider the Co-operative Bank has revealed that it is offering discounts on family tickets to the London Aquarium with its Credit Card Plus. Read more...


Image for article: M&S Money: Students should make sure their bikes are insured

M&S Money: Students should make sure their bikes are insured

24 Aug 2009

Top ten credit card provider M&S Money has urged students to check they are insured before leaving home. Read more...


Image for article: M&S Money: Dog owners should watch out for summer hazards.

M&S Money: Dog owners should watch out for summer hazards.

24 Aug 2009

Top-ten credit card provider M&S Money has warned dog owners that the summer months can prove a hazardous time for their pets. Read more...


Image for article: Cockney rhyming slang introduced at east London ATMs

Cockney rhyming slang introduced at east London ATMs

25 Aug 2009

Credit card users in east London could get a surprise when they used ATMs in the area, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider Barclays is offering income seekers a six-year solution.

Credit card provider Barclays is offering income seekers a six-year solution.

25 Aug 2009

Credit card provider Barclays has revealed it will extend the investment term of its regular income bond from five to six years. Read more...


Image for article: More than 2 in 5 'pay off credit card balance in full each month'

More than 2 in 5 'pay off credit card balance in full each month'

25 Aug 2009

Credit card provider Norwich and Peterborough Building Society (N&P) has released the results of a new survey,which has revealed 42% of those polled use their credit cards to buy everyday items and pay off the full balance each month. Read more...


Image for article: 0% interest offered by credit card providers 'so people will use their services'

0% interest offered by credit card providers 'so people will use their services'

26 Aug 2009

Credit card providers offer 0% interest on cards so people will use their services, it has been suggested. Read more...


Image for article: Sainsbury's Finance 'extends internet saver offer'

Sainsbury's Finance 'extends internet saver offer'

26 Aug 2009

Credit card provider Sainsbury\'s Finance has announced it is to extend its internet saver offer by an extra two weeks. Read more...


Image for article: American Express 'to increase interest charges for missed payments'

American Express 'to increase interest charges for missed payments'

27 Aug 2009

American Express is implementing increased interest charges for credit card holders who have missed a payment in the past year, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: 'American Express introduces dormancy fee for unused credit cards'

'American Express introduces dormancy fee for unused credit cards'

27 Aug 2009

American Express credit card holders will be asked to pay a £20 dormancy fee if they do not use their Platinum cashback credit cards for a year, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard launches new online account system

Barclaycard launches new online account system

28 Aug 2009

Barclaycard has launched its new online account servicing system, the credit card provider has revealed. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard welcomes government mobile payment guidelines

Barclaycard welcomes government mobile payment guidelines

28 Aug 2009

Barclaycard has welcomed guidelines from the government to prevent criminals abusing contactless mobile payments. Read more...


Image for article: More students are working in term time, says credit card provider Halifax

More students are working in term time, says credit card provider Halifax

1 Sep 2009

More students than ever believe they will have to work during term time, according to research from a credit card provider. Read more...


Image for article: 'Credit card provider Asda hope for life insurance product boost'

'Credit card provider Asda hope for life insurance product boost'

1 Sep 2009

Credit card provider Asda has revealed it hopes to triple the number of customers covered by its over 50s life insurance over the next three years. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card holders over 50 'less likely to run up late payment fees than younger users'

Credit card holders over 50 'less likely to run up late payment fees than younger users'

3 Sep 2009

Research from Saga Platinum credit card has revealed those over 50 are much less likely to run up late payment fees than young credit card holders. Read more...


Image for article: 'Financial firms must think about their treatment of consumers'

'Financial firms must think about their treatment of consumers'

3 Sep 2009

Financial firms such as credit card providers should think about improving their treatment of consumers, according to Which?. Read more...


Image for article: McFly to offer mentoring advice, says Santander

McFly to offer mentoring advice, says Santander

8 Sep 2009

Young people looking to break into the music industry are to be offered career advice and inspiration by McFly, it has been revealed. Read more...


Image for article: Shop around when looking for financial products, consumers advised

Shop around when looking for financial products, consumers advised

9 Sep 2009

Consumers looking for financial products - which could include credit cards - should explore the whole market, according to advice from a money managing website. Read more...


Image for article: M&S Money: Football fans must have adequate insurance

M&S Money: Football fans must have adequate insurance

10 Sep 2009

Football fans going to South Africa for the World Cup finals should make sure they have adequate travel insurance in place, according to credit card provider M&S Money. Read more...


Image for article: Consumers can check their eligibility for a Barclaycard online

Consumers can check their eligibility for a Barclaycard online

10 Sep 2009

Potential Barclaycard customers can check their eligibility for the credit card using a pre-application check. Read more...


Image for article: Co-operative Financial Services 'reports 11% profit increase'

Co-operative Financial Services 'reports 11% profit increase'

11 Sep 2009

The Co-operative Financial Services (CFS), part of the leading credit card provider the Co-operative Group, has announced an increase in profits by 11% in its interim results. Read more...


Image for article: Cash advance 'not charged to Tesco Clubcard credit card holders on Tesco Travel Money'

Cash advance 'not charged to Tesco Clubcard credit card holders on Tesco Travel Money'

14 Sep 2009

People with Tesco Clubcard credit cards will not pay a cash advance on foreign exchange if they buy currencies from Tesco Travel Money, according to the provider. Read more...


Image for article: Tesco Personal Finance 'collaborates with insurance provider on new deal'

Tesco Personal Finance 'collaborates with insurance provider on new deal'

15 Sep 2009

Credit card provider Tesco Personal Finance has created a new partnership with insurance provider Fortis, it has been revealed. Read more...


Image for article: Virgin Money: Confidence in equities is improving

Virgin Money: Confidence in equities is improving

16 Sep 2009

Optimism in the stocks and shares market is returning, according to Virgin Money. Read more...


Image for article: HSBC offers easy account to those moving to the UK

HSBC offers easy account to those moving to the UK

17 Sep 2009

Credit card provider HSBC is offering international students an account with fully functioning Visa debit card, without the need for a great deal of documentation. Read more...


Image for article: M&S Money: Cyclists should ensure they have adequate bike insurance.

M&S Money: Cyclists should ensure they have adequate bike insurance.

18 Sep 2009

Credit card provider M&S Money has warned cyclists to ensure they have adequate insurance on their bikes. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider M&S Money launches new fixed rate saving option

Credit card provider M&S Money launches new fixed rate saving option

22 Sep 2009

Credit card provider has launched a new fixed rate saving option for use within or outside of Isas, the top ten credit card provider has revealed. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider Barclays 'launches new fixed rate bond range'

Credit card provider Barclays 'launches new fixed rate bond range'

22 Sep 2009

Credit card provider Barclays has launched a new range of fixed rate bonds, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard users 'should manage their accounts online'

Barclaycard users 'should manage their accounts online'

28 Sep 2009

Barclaycard holders have been advised to manage their accounts online using a new account management system. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card holders 'can use tips to cut the cost of using plastic'

Credit card holders 'can use tips to cut the cost of using plastic'

30 Sep 2009

There are several ways in which credit card users can cut the cost of using their cards, it has been suggested. Read more...


Image for article: Egg credit card holders 'will no longer benefit from cashback perk'

Egg credit card holders 'will no longer benefit from cashback perk'

2 Oct 2009

Egg credit card holders who have had a card with the bank since before October 2001 will no longer be entitled to a cashback perk on purchases, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: RBS 'will only take credit card applications from existing customers'

RBS 'will only take credit card applications from existing customers'

6 Oct 2009

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will only accept credit card applications from existing RBS and NatWest customers. Read more...


Image for article: Halifax 'has no plans to restrict credit cards to current account holders'

Halifax 'has no plans to restrict credit cards to current account holders'

7 Oct 2009

Halifax bank has announced it has no plans to make credit cards available to just current account holders. Read more...


Image for article: Saga reduces rate on platinum credit card

Saga reduces rate on platinum credit card

8 Oct 2009

Saga has reduced the interest rate on its platinum Visa card, the credit card provider has announced. Read more...


Image for article: Amazon and Play 'improve credit card cashback offers'

Amazon and Play 'improve credit card cashback offers'

9 Oct 2009

Branded credit card providers Amazon and Play have improved the benefits available to card holders, it has been reported. Read more...


Image for article: Attractive financial products, including credit cards, 'are being offered by Tesco and Sainsbury's'

Attractive financial products, including credit cards, 'are being offered by Tesco and Sainsbury's'

13 Oct 2009

Tesco and Sainsbury\'s are both have some attractive financial products on offer including credit cards with reward schemes, according to a financial website that aims to help consumers manage their money more successfully. Read more...


Image for article: Extra Nectar points offered to Sainsbury's credit card holders

Extra Nectar points offered to Sainsbury's credit card holders

13 Oct 2009

Sainsbury\'s credit card holders will be able to qualify for extra Nectar points on their Sainsbury\'s shopping for two years, it has announced. Read more...


Image for article: Virgin Money 'launches charity fundraising service'

Virgin Money 'launches charity fundraising service'

14 Oct 2009

Virgin Money has launched a not-for-profit online charity fundraising service, the credit card provider has announced. Read more...


Image for article: 'Barclays releases contactless technology vidcast'

'Barclays releases contactless technology vidcast'

16 Oct 2009

A \'vidcast\' has been launched to help explain contactless technology on debit and credit cards, Barclays has revealed. Read more...


Image for article: Lloyds TSB credit cards could offer good deals for travellers

Lloyds TSB credit cards could offer good deals for travellers

23 Oct 2009

Lloyds TSB is currently offering credit cards that could be perfect for those who travel abroad. Read more...


Image for article: MBNA offers charity, football and rugby credit cards

MBNA offers charity, football and rugby credit cards

26 Oct 2009

MBNA is currently offering a series of credit cards that cater for different types of credit card user. Read more...


Image for article: Saga: Credit card providers should make it easier for people to pay off debts

Saga: Credit card providers should make it easier for people to pay off debts

28 Oct 2009

Saga, which offers the Saga platinum credit card, has stated that it is not surprised that people can feel angry at credit card providers who make it more difficult for them to pay off their credit card debt. Read more...


Image for article: Research from credit card provider Sainsbury's Finance: British motorists could save money by haggling

Research from credit card provider Sainsbury's Finance: British motorists could save money by haggling

4 Nov 2009

Credit card provider Sainsbury\'s Finance has released new research suggesting that British motorists could save a total of £229 million over the next six months if they are prepared to haggle on the price of their new car. Read more...


Image for article: M&S Money lowers personal loans rate

M&S Money lowers personal loans rate

6 Nov 2009

Credit card provider M&S Money has announced it is to cut the rate on its personal loans from 9.9% to 8.75% APR variable. Read more...


Image for article: Nationwide credit card holders 'could win World Cup tickets'

Nationwide credit card holders 'could win World Cup tickets'

13 Nov 2009

Nationwide credit card holders could be entered into a competition to win a VIP trip for two to the Fifa World Cup in South Africa next year. Read more...


Image for article: 'Check credit history before applying for credit cards'

'Check credit history before applying for credit cards'

16 Nov 2009

People looking to get hold of one of the best credit card deals this Christmas should check their credit history before they apply, it has been suggested. Read more...


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Ethical credentials of credit cards and other financial products "interest 44% of Brits"

20 Nov 2009

A total of 44% of Brits are interested in finding out the ethical credentials of the next financial product - which could be a credit card - they buy, according to new research. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card provider Sainsbury's Finance: 'Owners of small dogs need insurance'

Credit card provider Sainsbury's Finance: 'Owners of small dogs need insurance'

20 Nov 2009

Credit card provider Sainsbury\'s Finance has advised owners of small dogs to take out pet insurance. Read more...


Image for article: NatWest and RBS offer help to Cumbrian flood victim credit card holders

NatWest and RBS offer help to Cumbrian flood victim credit card holders

30 Nov 2009

NatWest and RBS credit card holders who were victims of the Cumbrian floods could benefit from help from the card providers. Read more...


Image for article: American Express unveils new credit card

American Express unveils new credit card

2 Dec 2009

American Express has announced the launch of its latest credit card, which it claims will offer rewards for users. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard offers flood help

Barclaycard offers flood help

2 Dec 2009

Credit card provider Barclaycard has confirmed that it is taking steps to help its customers who have been affected by the flooding in parts of the Lake District. Read more...


Image for article: MBNA: Charity credit cards make a significant contribution

MBNA: Charity credit cards make a significant contribution

16 Dec 2009

According to credit card provider MBNA, charity credit cards can make a significant difference to the causes they support. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard confirms new credit card advert

Barclaycard confirms new credit card advert

12 Jan 2010

Credit card provider Barclaycard has confirmed the date its new credit card advert is to be launched. Read more...


Image for article: Barclaycard used for learning grant

Barclaycard used for learning grant

14 Jan 2010

A novel way of delivering grants to qualifying families has been used to help those who qualify for technology support. Read more...


Image for article: 'Shop around' for best credit card deals

'Shop around' for best credit card deals

15 Jan 2010

Individuals should not be afraid of looking around for the best credit card deals and should not stay loyal to their bank, an expert has argued. Read more...


Image for article: Orange credit card 'offers catchy deal for some'

Orange credit card 'offers catchy deal for some'

18 Jan 2010

Credit card users who pay off their spending each month may find that the new credit card on offer from Orange may appeal to them. Read more...


Image for article: Orange credit card rewards users with cashback equivalent

Orange credit card rewards users with cashback equivalent

20 Jan 2010

Orange and Barclaycard have joined up to launch a new rewards credit card which offers the equivalent of 1% cashback and has a 0% balance transfer rate. Read more...


Image for article: Santander 0% balance transfer credit card rewards loyalty

Santander 0% balance transfer credit card rewards loyalty

20 Jan 2010

Santander\'s current account and mortgage customers are being offered a 0% balance transfer credit card to reward them for their loyalty. Read more...


Image for article: Nationwide 'offers credit card with low APR'

Nationwide 'offers credit card with low APR'

28 Jan 2010

Those looking for a credit card with a competitive APR may want to consider the Halifax easy rate credit card. Read more...


Image for article: Sainsbury's offers new Nectar credit card

Sainsbury's offers new Nectar credit card

20 Sep 2011

The new Nectar credit card from Sainsbury's has been designed with a broad audience in mind. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card providers 'may begin charging for services'

Credit card providers 'may begin charging for services'

22 Sep 2011

Free banking in the UK may come sooner rather than later. Read more...


Image for article: Credit card firms 'charge UK travellers too much'

Credit card firms 'charge UK travellers too much'

18 Oct 2011

Consumer Focus has criticised credit card companies for charging UK consumers too much when they spend money abroad. Read more...


Image for article: Non-members can now apply for AA's Reward Plus credit card

Non-members can now apply for AA's Reward Plus credit card

25 Oct 2011

Cashback card is now available to non-AA members Read more...


Image for article: Government to ban excessive credit card payment fees

Government to ban excessive credit card payment fees

3 Jan 2012

Consumers have been given an early Christmas present with the news that unfair credit card fees are to be outlawed. Read more...


Image for article: New annual credit card statement set to land on Brits' doormats this year

New annual credit card statement set to land on Brits' doormats this year

3 Apr 2012

New statements will show cardholders where and how they have used their card over the previous 12 months Read more...


Image for article: BRC welcomes MasterCard transaction charge ban

BRC welcomes MasterCard transaction charge ban

25 May 2012

The European Court of Justice has ruled that certain MasterCard transaction fees are unlawful. Read more...


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American Express cardholders to benefit from "voucher-free" offers

2 Jun 2012

American Express credit card holders look set to reap the rewards of a new partnership with Foursquare Read more...


Image for article: Marks & Spencer launch banking service

Marks & Spencer launch banking service

12 Jun 2012

Marks & Spencer (M&S) is launching a new banking service Read more...


Image for article: Halifax offering cash for switching credit card customers

Halifax offering cash for switching credit card customers

12 Jun 2012

The banking firm has unveiled a new series of cashback incentives Read more...


Image for article: Tesco Bank launches ATM charity donations

Tesco Bank launches ATM charity donations

15 Jun 2012

Tesco Bank has announced customers will be able to donate to a range of charities via its store-based ATMs. Read more...


Image for article: Credit cards launched for customers with low ratings

Credit cards launched for customers with low ratings

21 Jun 2012

Two brand new credit cards are being launched for customers that struggle with low credit ratings. Read more...


Image for article: MBNA reduces fee on 20-month 0% balance transfer credit card

MBNA reduces fee on 20-month 0% balance transfer credit card

30 Jun 2012

MBNA has moved to reduce the balance transfer handling fee that applies to its longest ever balance transfer credit card. Read more...


Image for article: Manchester United renew MBNA Credit Card deal

Manchester United renew MBNA Credit Card deal

4 Jul 2012

MBNA and Manchester United have renewed their credit card deal Read more...


Image for article: Fluid launches low-fee balance transfer card

Fluid launches low-fee balance transfer card

13 Jul 2012

A low-fee balance transfer credit card, designed for UK customers, has been launched by Fluid, in conjunction with MBNA Read more...


Image for article: Asda launches new credit card

Asda launches new credit card

17 Jul 2012

Supermarket firm Asda is introducing a new credit card Read more...


Image for article: M&S Premium accounts open for pre-registration

M&S Premium accounts open for pre-registration

25 Jul 2012

M&S Money is set to launch a new premium account service Read more...


Image for article: One in five plan holiday during summer of sport

One in five plan holiday during summer of sport

27 Jul 2012

The summer looks set to be a busy one for holidaymakers, despite goings on in London Read more...


Image for article: American Express makes final boarding call for Avios bonus

American Express makes final boarding call for Avios bonus

27 Jul 2012

American Express has issued a reminder to anyone looking to take advantage of its special offer Read more...


Image for article: MBNA cuts balance transfer fee on platinum card

MBNA cuts balance transfer fee on platinum card

3 Aug 2012

The balance transfer fee has been reduced to just 2.5 per cent Read more...


Image for article: New savings rate from Nationwide

New savings rate from Nationwide

11 Aug 2012

Nationwide introduce a 6% saving rate for those serious about saving less than £250 per month. Read more...


Image for article: Government considers credit card rights

Government considers credit card rights

22 Aug 2012

New protection to be put into place for credit card holders. Read more...


Image for article: FSA attacks banking staff incentive schemes

FSA attacks banking staff incentive schemes

7 Sep 2012

Watchdog gets its teeth into poor incentive practices. Read more...


Image for article: AMEX celebrates 10 years of Nectar reward scheme

AMEX celebrates 10 years of Nectar reward scheme

15 Sep 2012

American Express gives away 10,000 Nectar points to celebrate the loyalty scheme's birthday. Read more...


Image for article: Santander offers cashback on rail travel

Santander offers cashback on rail travel

21 Sep 2012

New cashback category to be introduced on Santander 123 card Read more...


Image for article: Consumers tell banks what they think

Consumers tell banks what they think

27 Sep 2012

An event in Birmingham allows consumers to voice their concerns directly to the bankers Read more...


Image for article: Mbna woos cardholders with M&S voucher

Mbna woos cardholders with M&S voucher

12 Nov 2012

Cardholders to receive web exclusive offer from mbna Read more...


Image for article: Brits are 'unsatisfied' with banking services

Brits are 'unsatisfied' with banking services

26 Dec 2012

Major high street banks score below average on customer satisfaction suggesting that Brits should look elsewhere Read more...


Image for article: New Fluid credit card has longer 0% balance transfer period

New Fluid credit card has longer 0% balance transfer period

13 Apr 2013

Fluid has extended the zero percent balance transfer period from 23 to 24 months. Read more...


Image for article: New Sainsbury's credit cards combine low rates and rewards

New Sainsbury's credit cards combine low rates and rewards

25 Apr 2013

Credit card customers can choose to boost their Nectar points balance or benefit from cashback. Read more...


Image for article: Simply Rewards offers more to Nationwide credit card holders

Simply Rewards offers more to Nationwide credit card holders

3 May 2013

Nationwide Credit Card and Nationwide Select Credit Card customers can take advantage of Simply Rewards. Read more...


Image for article: Tesco Clubcard Credit Card now offering fee-free balance transfers

Tesco Clubcard Credit Card now offering fee-free balance transfers

13 Jun 2013

Customers benefit from zero percent on balance transfers for 12 months with no additional fees applicable. Read more...


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Credit Cards Balance Transfers Purchases APR Representative (Variable)
Tesco ClubCard Purchases Credit Card Logo Tesco Bank Logo Tesco ClubCard Purchases Credit Card Apply
 0%
9 months
2.9% fee
 0%
18 months
 
16.9%
Representative Example: The annual purchase rate is 16.9% p.a (variable) so if you spend £1200 your representative apr will be 16.9% p.a (variable)
Barclaycard Platinum With BT (27 Mths) Logo Barclaycard Logo Barclaycard Platinum With BT (27 Mths) Apply
 0%
28 months
3.5% fee
 0%
6 months
 
18.9%
Representative Example: The annual purchase rate is 18.9% p.a (variable) so if you spend £1200 your representative apr will be 18.9% p.a (variable)
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