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How well do you really know your partner?

Honesty is everything in matters of the heart - find out if you're heading for romantic riches or relationship bankruptcy.

17 Feb 15 Read More

Best Balance Transfer deals around to soothe your Seasonal Debts!

The New Year is upon us and alongside the bags of goodwill, sacks of presents and boxes of leftover mince pies that remain, for many people there is also a sizeable amount of debt that dauntingly looms over as they trudge back to work their next pay check all too far away.

5 Jan 15 Read More

Interest rate rise on the cards “could present a huge risk to our economy” (BCC director general John Longworth)

Mark Carney, talking to Birmingham Post, had claimed that inflation likely to drop below 1% over the next few months, not rising again until late 2015. “…for this economy to have balance and inflation to get back to 2% [the Bank of England’s target] over the next few years…in all likelihood…interest rates are going to have to increase”.

10 Dec 14 Read More

Credit Card sector to be investigated by FCA due to overzealous advertising techniques

Credit card providers are to be placed under the microscope by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to determine whether they advertise their products too forcefully, leading to vulnerable, reckless borrowers plunging themselves into debt they have no way of ever repaying.

26 Nov 14 Read More

Get your credit card activity ready for a cost-effective Christmas!

There is one sure-fire way for you spendthrift savers to ensure you rake in all the Christmas presents required for all the family and friends, and that is through use of one of the superbly generous 0% interest purchase credit cards currently on offer.

28 Oct 14 Read More

Mastercard unveils pioneering biometric bank card using thumbprint technology as identification

Mastercard has unveiled its pioneering biometric bank card enabling consumers to carry out transactions in shops across the UK using their thumbprint as identification.

24 Oct 14 Read More

Barclaycard release new 31 month 0% balance transfer card with £20 balance transfer fee refund

Market leader Barclaycard have released their latest 0% balance transfer card that enables users to enjoy an interest free period of 31 months, at an attractive rate of 2.99%.

16 Apr 14 Read More

Capital One launches its new 'Classic Preferred Card'

The ‘Classic Preferred card’ guarantees interest rate of 28.9% p.a. and currently offers the lowest rate in market for credit building cards.

16 Apr 14 Read More

Low credit ratings costing UK households £3.5 billion each year

Having a poor credit rating is costing UK household’s a monumental £3.5 billion each year, a leading credit card supplier has identified.

10 Apr 14 Read More

The future of 0% credit cards hanging in the balance?

Despite Nationwide’s unveiling of their attractive new offering, and forecasts that many more are set to follow suit, RBS have bucked the trend and announced that they and their subsidiary NatWest will stop issuing balance transfer cards which have 0% rates attached to them.

20 Mar 14 Read More

Top Credit Cards

Barclaycard Platinum With BT (35 Mths)

  • 18.9% APR
  • 0% on BT (35months )
  • 2.99% Intro BT Fee
  • 0% on Purchases (6 months)
If you borrow £1200 at a purchase rate of 18.9% p.a.(variable), you will pay 18.9% APR Representative (variable).

123 Credit Card

  • 16.5% APR
  • 0% on BT (23months )
  • 0.0% Intro BT Fee
  • 0% on Purchases (23 months)
If you borrow £1200 at a purchase rate of 12.7% p.a.(variable), with an £24 annual fee, you will pay 16.5% APR Representative (variable).

Nectar Credit Card

Sainsburys Bank
  • 18.9% APR
  • 0% on BT (18months )
  • 3.0% Intro BT Fee
  • 0% on Purchases (18 months)
If you borrow £1200 at a purchase rate of 18.95% p.a.(variable), you will pay 18.9% APR Representative (variable).
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