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Brits hold £1.3bn in unclaimed loyalty card savings

Shoppers hold an estimated £1.3bn of savings in unclaimed loyalty points according to new research commissioned by

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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

January offers for Nationwide customers

Nationwide Building Society has launched a series of exclusive offers for its main current account customers. This includes a credit card cashback offer and a reduced personal loan rate; just two of a number of ‘Flexclusive’ offers that are available.

New Sainsbury's Nectar credit card - exclusively through MoneySupermarket

Sainsbury’s Bank has launched a new Sainsbury's Nectar Credit Card exclusively through MoneySupermaket.

Get money fit in 2014 for a new year and new you

Faced with a New Year and a new start, many people may be worried about existing debts and any additional costs they’ve piled on during the festive period and over the course of 2013.

Consumers starting January with £3,000 on their credit card

Consumers will see in the New Year owing an average of £2,875 on their credit card, according to new research from But a worrying 7% of consumers will start 2014 with balances of £10,000 or more on their card.