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Pay 1.9% interest on your personal loan or overdraft for 12 months

Andrew Hagger of looks at the latest credit card promotional offer that comes with a useful twist.

MBNA launches new zero transfer fee credit card

MBNA has announced the launch of a new credit card deal offering no handling fee - and an introductory rate of 1.9 percent for 12 months - on money and balance transfers*.

NatWest and RBS zero per cent balance transfer offer

NatWest and RBS have announced that their popular Platinum credit card is available online with an improved balance transfer offer of 0% APR for 16 months from account opening.

0% balance transfer for 15 months available from Nationwide

Nationwide is to launch a new credit card balance transfer offer from 22 June 2010.

Cardholders warned against rate shock is warning cardholders who took out a balance transfer card at the beginning of last year - in order to consolidate their debts - that they should double check when their zero per cent deal expires otherwise they will end up paying far more in interest on their debt.

Credit card balance transfer market alive and kicking

Andrew Hagger of looks at the 0% credit card balance transfer market in light of the new 16 month best buy deal launched by Yorkshire/Clydesdale Bank today.

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks' Gold Mastercard

Commenting on the launch of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks' Gold Mastercard which offers 0 per cent for 16 months on balance transfers, Peter Harrison, credit cards expert at, said: "Yorkshire and Clydesdale banks have not traditionally been proactive players in the credit card best buy tables, so to see them make such a bold move is very pleasing.

Zero per cent interest on balance transfers for 16 months

Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank launch longest balance transfer offer. New account holders can benefit from 0% interest on balance transfers for 16 months, plus 0% interest on all purchases for the first three months.

Virgin Money zeroes in on balance transfers and purchases

Virgin Money is further strengthening its market-leading credit card range with the launch of a card offering 0% for 12 months on card purchases and balance transfers (2.98% fee applies to balance transfers).

Brits use credit cards to fund day to day living

362 days in recession have left millions of people starting the new year reliant on credit for day-to-day living costs, according to the third annual Post Office Consumer Credit Report.

Santander launches no balance transfer fee offer

Santander has announced the latest initiative to reward existing customers, following the launch of the Zero Current Account and the announcement that adult bank account customers will now benefit from fee free cash withdrawals from all of Santander's 4,300 ATMs in Spain.

Moneysupermarket top tips on credit card debt

For the nine million Brits who have put Christmas on their credit card, now is the time to focus on clearing those debts in the smartest way possible. For many this will mean careful budgeting throughout the year in order to pay off the debt quickly.

4.5 million Brits to transfer credit card balance

More than 4.5 million Britons (10 per cent) are planning to move in excess of £3.2 billion pounds between credit cards in the first three months of 2010, to take advantage of introductory balance transfer periods, new research from Santander Cards has revealed.

Virgin 0% balance transfer card with no transfer fee

Virgin Money has launched a new credit card with a nine month 0 per cent introductory rate for balance transfers and no balance transfer fee. The card is available exclusively from for a limited period only.

Barclaycard reduces balance transfer fee

Barclaycard has today, 13th May, announced that it is reducing the balance transfer fee on its 0% for 12 months Barclaycard Platinum balance transfer deal with immediate effect. The fee has been reduced to 2.5% of the amount transferred from the previous 3%.