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Credit cards are one of the most popular tools in UK personal finance. Used well, they can give you increased flexibility to absorb sudden expenses, and also offer incredible consumer protection. Used badly, credit cards can become a costly drain on your income and harm your chances of getting other credit products. Read our credit card guide to ensure you understand the 'ins and outs' of the UK credit card market.




Guide to Balance Transfer Cards

Balance Transfer credit cards offer consumers a useful way to reduce the interest they are paying on their credit card balance. Read our guide to understand how you can make the most of transferring your current credit card balance.

Guide to Balance Transfer Cards

Guide to Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act

Section 75 gives UK credit card customers some of the best purchase protection in the World. Make sure you understand how section 75 works - how it protects you, and when it doesn't.

Guide to Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act

Guide to Getting Your First Credit Card

People who have never had credit often struggle to get a credit card because they have no credit history, which an issuer can look to when assessing the risk of lending to them. Getting your first credit card can therefore open doors to other credit products. Read our guide to help your get your first credit card and start building a valuable credit history.

Guide to Getting Your First Credit Card

Guide to Business Credit Cards

Business credit cards can offer some businesses a useful credit line, a tool to manage staff expenses and a way of streamlining expense claims. Read our guide to see understand whether a credit card could help your business.

Guide to Business Credit Cards

Guide to Getting the Right Credit Card for You

The UK Credit Card market offers huge diversity and choice for consumers. People can apply for 0% balance transfers, 0% purchases, cards that help with credit building, rewards and everything in-between. Read our guide to help you decide what's the right type of card for you.

Guide to Getting the Right Credit Card for You

Guide to the UK Credit Bureaus

The UK credit bureaus help potential lenders assess whether a particular applicant represents a 'good risk' to their business, but who exactly are the credit bureaus and what do they know about you? Read our guide to understand what they know about you and how you can see your file.

Guide to the UK Credit Bureaus

Guide to Contactless Credit Cards

With the introduction of contactless credit cards on the market. This guide has information on the technology and procudures used when it comes to using a contactless credit card.

Guide to Contactless Credit Cards

Guide to Cards for Rebuilding Your Credit Score

Establishing a good credit score is key to accessing the best products, but tough times and missed payments have harmed the credit score of many previously 'good credit' individuals. Read our guide to understand how to start rebuild your credit score with a credit building card.

Guide to Cards for Rebuilding Your Credit Score

Guide to Airmile Credit Cards

Knowing the advantages and disadvantages of owning a airmile credit card can benefit someone with the right spending habits. The rewards are there to be reaped and prove useful if travelling abroad a lot.

Guide to Airmile Credit Cards

Cash Back & Reward Credit Card Guide

Credit Card rewards come in various forms, all designed to appeal to different people, with different spending habits and interests. Read our rewards card guide to understand what's available and what might work for you.

Cash Back & Reward Credit Card Guide

Guide to Getting the Best Balance Transfer Credit Card

0% balance transfers cards are getting ever more competitive. Transfer periods are at record lengths, but does a long transfer period mean the cheapest deal? Our guide gives an effective balance transfer comparison which can be very useful.

Guide to Getting the Best Balance Transfer Credit Card

Guide to the CCJs

Learn what to do when you recieve a CCJ and how to avoid getting one. This guide shows why a CCJ might be issued, the impact it can have and how to deal with one.


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