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Select and save with the latest offers from American Express

American Express has teamed up with some of the UK’s leading retailers to launch its latest range of ‘Amex Offers’.

Top five credit cards to use abroad

With Easter and summer holidays fast approaching, David Mann, money expert at shares his tips on the best five credit cards to make the most of your money when not only booking travel, but also when travelling:

4 in 5 Brits are unsure about how long it takes to clear credit card balances

80% of UK adults are unable to identify the true cost of borrowing money on a credit card, according to new research conducted on behalf of.

Britain’s “IOU Ostriches” could face future financial disappointment

One in two UK adults (47%) is an “IOU Ostrich” - believing themselves to have a strong credit history, but burying their head in the sand when it comes to understanding the reality, running a real risk of future financial disappointment.

8.6 million credit card holders plan to switch to a 0% interest card in the first half of the year

Around 8.6 million savvy spenders could switch credit card providers in the first six months of the year to take advantage of a card charging no interest, according to research from Sainsbury’s Bank Credit Cards.

MBNA retains credit card crown at Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2015

MBNA has been voted Credit Card Provider of the Year for the second year running at the prestigious Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2015, beating competition from a large number of rivals vying for the accolade.

Families “starting the year in the red” with record demand for credit

Citizens Advice has warned that whilst credit card debt is the second most common debt problem it helps people with, more are now getting help with priority debts like council tax as they struggle with everyday costs.

Consolidation on the cards for Christmas spenders

As the New Year arrives, many people may be nursing more than a New Year’s Day hangover as the reality of Christmas spending and splurging on Boxing Day sales sinks in.

HSBC credit card now available to customers without an HSBC current account

HSBC credit cards are now available to those without an HSBC current account. New and existing customers can apply for a credit card on HSBC’s website.

Halifax improves All in One credit card with reduced transfer fees

Halifax is further improving its All in One credit card by reducing the fee on balance transfers to just 1% for balances transferred in the first 90 days.

Credit cards are not just for shopping

If your wallet contains a credit card, you may only use it for doing the shopping or to help spread the cost of bigger purchases. However, the humble credit card is pressed into a variety of other uses that it was never designed for – as two in five (38%) people admit to finding other uses for the plastic in their wallet.

Nationwide helps customers manage Christmas debt

Nationwide Building Society is wishing customers a Happy New Year as it offers a significantly reduced balance transfer fee on its credit cards from today (5 January 2015).

Halifax launches longest ever 34 month 0% balance transfer card

Halifax is boosting its credit card range ahead of the new year with the launch of its longest ever interest free balance transfer card, lasting 34 months with a balance transfer fee of 2.8%.

Lloyds Bank enhances credit card range

Lloyds Bank has enhanced its credit card range ahead of the New Year with the launch of its longest ever balance transfer card, lasting 34 months with an effective balance transfer fee of 3%.

MBNA enhances Platinum credit card with lower fee

MBNA has enhanced the MBNA Platinum credit card, now offering a handling fee of 2.20 percent on all transfers – money transfers and balance transfers – made in the first 60 days of account opening.