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M&S bank launches its longest ever interest-free period

M&S Bank has launched its longest ever interest-free period for new M&S Credit Card customers, who can enjoy 0% interest on all purchases and balance transfers for 25 months from account opening.

Lloyds Bank extends 0% Balance Transfer and Purchase Card offer to 24 months

Lloyds Bank has enhanced its product range with the launch of an improved combined credit card offer, giving customers 24 months at 0% for both balance transfers and purchases.

Still time to spread the cost of Christmas spend

Festive shoppers planning to spread the cost of Christmas have still got time to apply for a 0% purchase credit card.

MBNA enhances card purchases offer on its Everyday Credit Card

MBNA has improved the card purchases offer on its Everyday Credit Card, designed to offer eligible new consumers an all-in-one solution to their everyday spending and debt consolidation needs.

Lloyds Bank provides purchasing power with its longest ever 0% purchase card

Lloyds Bank has launched its longest ever interest free purchase card. The card is designed to help support purchases, be it day-to-day or for one-off items, with repayments spread interest free over 19 months.

Nationwide launches new credit card offer in time for Christmas

Nationwide Building Society is increasing its interest free purchase offer on both the Select Credit Card (available to main current account customers) and Nationwide Credit Card for all new customers.

Christmas is coming and so are some great credit card deals

The gloves are off in the credit card market, with the big players upping the length of their interest free balance transfer periods try and entice new customers ahead of the festive season.

Credit card 0% intro purchase deals getting longer

Andrew Hagger of looks at how the market has evolved for credit cards offering introductory interest free deals on purchase transactions.

0% balance transfer and purchase deals at all time high

Anyone looking for a credit card is set to benefit from greater competition in the market with the length of promotional rates on balance transfers and purchases at an all time high, according to analysis by

Act now to avoid VAT rise, says AA

Early Christmas sales at major retailers brought on by the freezing weather coupled with the VAT rise on 4 January makes the pre-New Year period the perfect time to buy, according to AA Financial Services.

Tesco Clubcard Credit Card increases 0% purchase offer

Tesco Clubcard Credit Card has introduced a new 0% offer on all purchases for 13 months for new customers. This is the longest introductory 0% purchase offer currently available in the UK credit card market. The credit card also offers an introductory rate of 0% on balance transfers for nine months (2.9% fee applies).

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.

Last minute Christmas spending approaches £9.15 billion

This Christmas, it would appear that people intend to spend less on their festive shopping than they did last year. With only a week to go to Christmas, new research from Sainsbury’s Credit Cards indicates that the nation intends to spend some £9.15 billion during the last week before Christmas - £446.6 million less than the bank’s research identified this time last year.