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How to choose the right credit card

Here’s the truth: although there are lots of different credit cards available, there aren’t all that many kinds of card. In fact, there are only seven. Here’s how to find your right one.

Why use a purchase card?

Why use a purchase card? Let’s face it: sometimes, we all have things we need to buy. And sometimes, we wonder how we’re going to fund those things. Not many people know it’s these situations where a purchase card could help. Whether your purchase is to sort something like this…   Or to get something …

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How to Reclaim Credit Card Charges

You could be entitled to £100s, or possibly £1,000s, back from your credit card provider for missed payment charges or going over the top of your credit limit.

Read this guide to find out if you can claim your money back.

travel credit cards

How a Travel Credit Card Can Save You Money Abroad

If you’re going overseas, choosing the right credit card before you go is essential. Plastic is the cheapest, most convenient, flexible way of spending money abroad. Find out how to pick the best card for your travels with this guide.

How to Protect Yourself from Credit Card Fraud

Thieves steal hundreds of millions of pounds a year from cards in the UK. Some scams are sophisticated, but others are more old-fashioned with fraudsters stealing money in really simple ways.Read this guide to find out how to keep your credit card safe from credit card fraud.

Cut Your Interest with a Money Transfer Card

Money transfer credit cards allow you to transfer money from your credit card to your current account. They are a fantastic way to cut your interest on existing loans, overdrafts, and in some cases, pay-day loans. Read our guide to find out how to make the most of money transfers.

Getting Credit for the First Time

Having bad credit and no credit are two very different things. Find out how to build your credit score if you are young or new to the country.

8 Reasons Why You Need a Credit Card

Yes, there really are eight (at least). Find out how the new world of online credit comparison is helping people save money and get great deals on credit cards the never knew they needed.

Make the Most of a Combined Credit Card

Discover the cheapest way to pay off small debts. If you move your credit card debts on to a 0% balance transfer card you could pay no interest for over two years.

Save Money with a Balance Transfer Credit Card

Balance transfers. The finance world talks about them like everyone knows what they are, like they’re part of everyone’s vocabulary. But, here’s the thing: it’s hard to get excited about them — even though they can be pretty useful.

Avoid the Minimum Repayments Trap

Making the minimum repayment on debts might seem like it is costing you next-to-nothing each month, but in reality you might be paying a lot more back than you need to.

The Perks of a Premium Credit Card

Seen as a sign that you’ve ‘made it’, premium credit cards can actually be a sign that you are wasting your money. Find out what they do and how they should be used.

Calculator Explanations

We think that the best way to compare balance transfer cards is by the interest saved by switching your current balance or balances minus any applicable charges or fees over the length of the 0% offer.