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Credit card confessions: Brits reveal truth behind their secret spending

Hidden credit card purchases are causing rifts between couples, with one in ten Brits separating or divorcing their partner as a result, according to research from MoneySuperMarket.

MBNA lowers balance transfer fee for new Everyday Credit Card applicants

MBNA has lowered the balance transfer fee on its Everyday Credit Card, designed to offer eligible consumers an all-in-one solution to their everyday spending and debt consolidation needs.

5% of people in a relationship have ‘hidden' credit cards

When it comes to money it seems that UK couples like to keep their finances divorced. A survey, conducted with more than 1,200 British adults currently in a relationship, found that 16% like to keep love and money separate.

Tesco Bank launches a new market leading low APR credit card

Tesco Bank has added a low APR option to its Clubcard Credit Card range, offering customers a market leading* 7.8% APR representative on purchases and 3 months 0% interest on purchases from account opening.

7 million Brits planned to cash in on rewards this summer

Seven million Brits planned to redeem rewards they earned on Credit or Charge cards, according to research from American Express.

MBNA launches two new Rate for Life credit cards

MBNA has launched two new ‘Rate for Life' credit cards for eligible UK consumers, offering them a choice of low lifetime rate cards to best serve their financial needs.

Credit where credit’s due

MBNA has become the first UK credit card company to achieve Quality in Credit Management (QICM) accreditation.

Limited-edition credit card designs available to new ManU customers

Manchester United Football Club and UK-based credit card specialist MBNA have launched a series of limited edition credit cards to celebrate the extension of their partnership into 2016.

Vauxhall Capital One Rewards Card

Capital One has partnered with Vauxhall Motors to launch a new credit card which enables customers to save up to £1,500 off their next new Vauxhall car.

Help for your holiday hangover

Almost a quarter of people going on holiday this year will spend more than they planned, according to research for Nationwide Building Society.

New school year could leave UK parents with £1.5 billion bill

As the start of the new school year approaches, parents of the UK's 8.1 million school children aged 5 to 16 could be facing a bill of £1.5 billion to kit out their children ready for the new term according to research by Nationwide Building Society.

Credit card companies go refund crazy to catch more customers

The credit card conflict rages on, as Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Lloyds seek to attract more customers by offering balance transfer fee refunds and longer interest free periods.

New credit card tool could help save Brits money is launching a new credit card calculator, which could help Brits save hundreds of pounds on interest and shorten their debt duration, by simply increasing their payments by as little as £5.

The benefits of using credit and debit cards abroad

As families get ready to pack up their bucket and spade for the peak holiday season, The UK Cards Association has pulled together guidance on using debit and credit cards abroad to help them get the best value for money when spending abroad.

Halifax boosts All in One Credit Card offer

Halifax has increased the interest-free period on both balance transfers and new purchases to 15 months on its All in One Credit Card.