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Brits worried about saving face while shopping

When it comes to the financial issues that most stress Britons out, being embarrassed while out shopping because their card is declined or they can’t take out cash ranks highly.

Christmas shoppers set to miss out on £347 of rewarding spend

On average, Christmas shoppers expect to spend a total of £439 this festive period (£182 on food and drink and £257 on presents), according to research from M&S Bank.

Now boarding: up to £70 of savings with airport offers from American Express

American Express Card members jetting off during the busy festive season can earn up to £70 worth of statement credits when they add offers to their Card through Foursquare and shop at participating airport shops.

Almost half of Brits to use credit and overdrafts to cover Christmas

Almost half of Brits (46%) will turn to credit cards, store cards and overdrafts to cover the cost of Christmas this year, according to the Money Advice Service’s annual Christmas spending survey.

Online tool helps find a credit card without damaging your credit score

People searching for a credit card can take advantage of a new service which helps them find an appropriate card without damaging their credit score.

New 3 year fixed rate credit card from The Co-operative Bank

The Co-operative Bank is launching a three year fixed rate credit card, with no annual or balance transfer fees.

Win back the cost of Christmas with M&S Credit Card

M&S Credit Card customers will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win back the cost of Christmas every time they make a purchase using their M&S Credit Card between now and 31st December.

Credit Nation become Savvy Spenders

Over three fifths (61%) of UK adults now own a credit card and choose to do so because of the benefits it can bring, according to the latest Halifax research.

Lloyds Bank launches market leading low interest rate credit card

Lloyds Bank has launched a new, market leading low interest rate credit card. The new credit card complements the broad range of Lloyds Bank cards and offers customers more choice when it comes to their purchasing power.

The Royal British Legion and MBNA launch enhanced charity credit card

Charity credit card provider, MBNA, and The Royal British Legion are to extend their eight year affinity card relationship with an enhanced credit card which will enable members of the public to support the charity simply by spending on their card.

Santander launches a new cashback service on top of 123 World

Santander UK has launched a new service which enables its debit and credit card customers to earn cashback on their next purchases, just by going about their everyday shopping.

Brits stuck in credit card switching rut

With just one more payday left before Christmas, complacent credit card holders could be missing out on a better deal by staying with their current provider, according to research by MoneySuperMarket.

Spine-chilling: The nation’s top financial fears

With Halloween just around the corner, some people may agree that there are far more frightening things lurking in the shadows than ghosts and ghouls.

Travel rewards go further as Lloyds Bank boosts online credit card offer

Lloyds Bank has reinforced the market leading Lloyds Bank Avios Rewards Credit Card Account with its new purchase power and balance transfer offer.

MBNA launches time limited Platinum Credit Card offer

Credit card provider of the year MBNA has launched a new time limited MBNA Platinum Credit Card, offering eligible new customers zero percent on balance transfers for up to 25 months from account opening date (a 1.45 percent handling fee applies (£3 minimum)).