Earlier this week Sainsbury’s and Tesco increased their 0% balance transfer deals to 33 months – matching Barclaycard’s 33 month offer.
Two new offers are now available: the market’s longest ever balance transfer and purchase credit card, both for 18 months, and a card offering 0% interest on balance transfers for 33 months.
More than 132,000 cases of identity-related fraud were recorded in the UK in 2013 – the equivalent of more than 350 people falling victim every day.
Credit card provider of the year 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 32 months from the account opening date.
With uniforms, books, stationery and other extras on parents’ shopping lists, many families will soon be thinking about how to cover the cost of the start of the new school year.
Pockit.com, the innovative Prepaid MasterCard provider, has laid down a gauntlet and launched one of the UK's first prepaid cards that is completely fee free to load online and spend anywhere in the UK and does not charge for account dormancy or cancellations.
Nearly half of credit card holders have been offered a credit limit increase by their provider, in the past year despite not asking for one.
Lloyds Bank has shaken up the market by introducing three new balance transfer credit cards.
A staggering four million people in the UK have already fallen victim to identity theft; the Experian Victims of Fraud team showed a massive (37%) year-on-year increase in the number of confirmed cases of fraud resolved in 2013 – yet, it appears that many Brits are still falling short of even the basics of online identity protection.
The AA has launched its best ever balance transfer credit card, offering a 0% rate on balance transfers for up to 28 months with a handling fee of 2.9% (minimum £3).
With summertime in full swing and the school holidays starting, jetting off for a week of sun, sea and TLC is top of the to-do list right now for many Brits.
The increasing popularity and practicality of shopping on plastic using debit and credit cards may be helping to transform the UK into a cashless society.
Holidaymakers planning on using their plastic abroad can see the extra charges mount up if they are not careful, banking expert David Black of Consumer Intelligence warns.
Barclaycard has launched a market leading 33 month 0% interest balance transfer card in response to Halifax’s 32 month offer.
MBNA, the power behind the credit cards of some of the UK’s most popular brands, has boosted the bonus mile offers for a range of UK airline credit card programmes.
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