‘Credit Cards’ Category

Barclaycard reward programme is being eliminated

Posted in Credit Cards on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 11:18 by Sarah Evans.

UK consumers who like to factor in reward schemes when they do a credit card comparison will need to take a closer look at the advantages and disadvantages of the Barclaycard now that the company has announced a decision to eliminate the reward programme associated with the card.

The correct use of credit cards

Posted in Credit Cards on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at 12:58 by Sarah Evans.

Britons who are overburdened with credit card payments may decide to take a radical step in debt management: cancelling their cards completely.

Payment Protection Insurance Proves Problematic for Consumers

Posted in Credit Cards on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 11:27 by Sarah Evans.

In times of economic strife, more consumers are likely to need help with debt management.

Debt Projections for 2012 Bleak

Posted in Credit Cards, Debt, General on Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 10:55 by Sarah Evans.

Research conducted by the Post Office is leading some economic analysts to conclude that debt levels may skyrocket during 2012, with some 12 million people funding their daily living expenses by loading charges onto credit cards.

Cheque Guarantee Card Decision Raises Important Questions

Posted in Banking, Credit Cards, Money Saving on Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 11:14 by Sarah Evans.

The Payments Council, a group that includes the biggest banking institutions in Britain, has announced that cheque guarantee cards will continue to be unavailable in the UK.

Warner Leisure Hotels for a Great Summer Holiday

Posted in Credit Cards, Fun, Money Saving on Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 09:13 by Sarah Evans.

Travelling is one of those things that I would never be able to give up. Fortunately, I have people in my life that feel the same way.

Using Credit for Profit

Posted in Credit Cards on Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 13:21 by Sarah Evans.

Now that the credit crunch is on its way out, many people have returned to the practice of using credit to make a profit. While it may be a good idea in theory, it may also prove to be a dangerous one that can damage your credit and leave you worse off than when you began.

Credit Card Tricks

Posted in Credit Cards on Monday, March 1st, 2010 at 13:39 by Sarah Evans.

It’s hard to tell these days who works for the credit card companies and who doesn’t. We, as a society, have become used to giving out information over the phone, trusting that the person on the other end of the line is who he or she says she is. We all know that it’s dangerous to do it but still, we do it.

The Latest Financial Fraud Figures – Keeping Your Credit Cards Safe

Posted in Credit Cards on Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 12:03 by Sarah Evans.

There is a lot of information in the news about the tightened security on credit cards, which serves to make us all feel better, particularly in times of economic crisis. Companies like The Royal Bank of Scotland, American Express and Virgin Credit Card seem to be having great success at quelling fraudulent activity. It’s fantastic that security measures are tighter than ever and we, the consumers, are being protected.

You and Your Credit Card

Posted in Credit Cards on Thursday, June 4th, 2009 at 10:41 by Sarah Evans.

Many people attempt to beat credit card bills by transferring balances from one card to the next to get a limited time offer of 0% interest. Sometimes there are also perks to making the transfer, such as air miles, bonuses, cash back, or even gifts. This is a great plan in theory as it could save you hundreds or even thousands of pounds.