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MBNA Platinum Credit Card offers zero percent p.a. for up to 31 months

Credit card provider MBNA has launched its longest ever balance transfer credit card, offering eligible new customers zero percent p.a. on balance transfers and money transfers for up to 31 months from the account opening date (handling fees apply).

Sainsbury’s Bank launches new competitive credit cards

Sainsbury’s Bank has launched two new competitive credit cards, both offering great benefits for customers, meaning its credit card proposition has never been stronger.

Retailers trump the big four in credit card customer satisfaction

With the FCA set to undertake a competition review into the UK’s £150 billion credit card market at the end of this year, and one in five consumers (20%) entering 2014 owing a hefty £5,000 or more on their card, the 2014 Credit Card Awards from uSwitch.com, reveal that traditional banks and credit card firms are letting customers down.

RAC prepaid cashback card could earn members over £500 a year

The RAC has launched a prepaid debit card that could earn new members and existing members buying at least one extra product over £500 a year in cashback simply by using it at more than 60 of Britain’s best-known retailers and restaurants.

18 - 24 year olds are responsible for over 30% of credit card cash withdrawals

Many of us are feeling the financial pinch at the minute, but it appears that 18-24 year olds are adopting particularly risky ways to ease their cash-flow. A study of UK Credit Card data has shown that one in five of us are withdrawing money via our Credit Cards.

TSB launches its longest ever balance transfer offer

TSB is extending the balance transfer offer on its Platinum credit card from 24 to 28 months. Customers taking out this new deal can also benefit from 0% interest on purchases for three months, at a balance transfer fee of just 3%.

Savvy Scots make biggest savings

Scots are the most reward savvy consumers in the UK, saving an average of £1,019 per year, according to research commissioned by American Express.

Lloyds Bank 0% balance transfer card with 0.70% balance transfer fee

Lloyds Bank has unveiled a new balance transfer card with a market leading balance transfer fee of just 0.70% on balances transferred within the first 90 days. The card will offer customers a 15 month interest-free period on balance transfers and 6 months interest-free on new purchases.

MBNA enhances British Heart Foundation Credit Card offer

Charity credit card provider of the year MBNA and the British Heart Foundation have extended the balance transfer offer on the British Heart Foundation Credit Card for eligible new customers.

Sainsbury’s Bank strengthens credit card proposition

Sainsbury’s Bank has lowered the rate on its Sainsbury’s low rate Nectar Credit Card to 6.9% APR Representative Variable, making it the lowest low rate credit card on the market.

New balance transfer credit card from AA Financial Services

AA Financial Services has launched its longest-ever 0% Balance Transfer credit card which offers 0% p.a. for up to 24 months with a 2.90% transfer fee, on transfers made in the first 60 days.

Planning a big holiday? Earn miles on your plastic to pay for it

High spending shoppers could be missing out if they haven’t got the right credit card. The more spent on some cards, the more consumers could earn to spend on flights and holidays.

TSB launches its longest ever balance transfer offer

TSB is extending the balance transfer offer on its Platinum credit card from 24 to 28 months. Customers taking out this new deal can also benefit from 0% interest on purchases for three months, at a balance transfer fee of just 3%.

Card fraud increased in 2012

Card fraud within the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) increased in 2012 for the first time since 2008, driven mainly by higher internet fraud.

Nationwide launches its best ever balance transfer offer

From 20 February 2014, Nationwide Building Society is reducing its balance transfer fee to 0.75 per cent for all new customers on both the Select Credit Card (available to main current account customers) and Nationwide Credit Card.