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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.

MBNA and Virgin Atlantic sign new UK credit card partnership

Virgin Atlantic and MBNA have signed a new five year UK credit card partnership and have enhanced their leading Virgin Atlantic Black Credit Card Account for eligible new customers.

Telephone shoppers are putting their credit cards at risk of fraud

Many of us are putting ourselves at risk of fraud by reading credit and debit numbers out loud in public places, according to research commissioned by Semafone.

Getting your credit profile into shape in 2014

With post-Christmas credit card bills hitting door mats over the coming weeks, many UK households will be looking to consolidate their debts in order to get their finances in order.

A quarter of us had our credit or debit cards declined one or more times in 2013

One in 10 people had their credit or debit card declined more than once during 2013 because they ran out of money, new research has found.