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  • Get money fit!

    The start of any new year is an ideal time to give your finances a good shakeup – but there could be no better time than 2014.

    Laura Howard

    Updated: 06 January 2014

  • Focus on: Barclaycard’s leading 0% on debt AND purchases

    Some credit cards offer lengthy 0% deals on balance transfers, while others allow you to pay off new purchases interest-free for more than a year. But what if we told you that

    Jessica Bown

    Updated: 03 January 2014

  • Focus on: Santander unveils new leading 0% purchase card

    If you’re planning on making a major purchase in 2014 it may be worth putting the cost on a 0% credit card – even if you have the funds available to pay cash.  Confused?

    Les Roberts

    Updated: 02 January 2014

  • Focus on: New! Best ever 0% balance transfer deal

    There’s never been a better time to shift those festive credit card debts, as Barclaycard has just brought back its best ever 30-month 0% balance transfer deal.

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 30 December 2013

  • Money dates for your 2014 diary

    Forewarned is forearmed, as they say, so grab a pen and your new diary as we run through the most important dates for your finances in the coming year.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 27 December 2013

  • Back to basics: Everything you need to know about cashback credit cards

    Imagine a credit card that pays you for using it – in cash. It may sound too good to be true, but there are numerous cards on the market that do just that.

    Jessica Bown

    Updated: 19 December 2013

  • Low credit score? Why some credit cards can help

    It’s not always easy to borrow money if you have a poor credit score. Lenders will either turn you down flat, or charge a high rate of interest.

    Naomi Caine

    Updated: 19 December 2013

  • Credit scores – why they’re important

    Whenever you apply for credit, whether it’s for a credit card, loan, overdraft or mobile phone contract, the lender in question will check your credit record. Your credit reco

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 19 December 2013

  • Back to basics: Everything you need to know about your credit score

    Every time you apply for credit, whether it’s a mortgage, credit card or personal loan, lenders will work out a credit score for you to help them decide whether or not they sh

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 19 December 2013

  • How to spread your costs and never pay interest

    Christmas is a time to eat, drink – and spend lots of money, which is why many of us welcome in the New Year with an empty bank account. So how can we balance the books in Jan

    Naomi Caine

    Updated: 19 December 2013

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