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Credit Card Guides

Our credit card guides give you the facts you need to make the right choices

Guide to balance
transfer cards

Guide to balnce transfer credit cards

Since the 1990s, balance transfer credit cards have been amongst the most popular cards in the UK, and it’s easy to see why. Read our guide to learn more about why these cards are so popular in the UK.

Credit reference
agency guide

Credit reference agency guide

When assessing whether applicants are worthy of credit, lenders use credit reference agencies to help decide who is creditworthy. Learn more about the reference agencies and how they affect your money options.

Guide to cards for
rebuilding your credit score

Guide to cards for rebuilding your credit score

Poor credit limits your financial options, but it doesn't close every door. Read our guide to learn how you could use a credit card to rebuild your credit rating, and enhance your financial options.

Guide to section 75 of the
consumer credit act

Guide to section 75 of the consumer credit act

Section 75 offers shoppers using UK-issued credit cards some of the most powerful purchase protection in the world. Learn more about this free cover, when it applies, and what you need to do to access it.

Guide to cashback and
reward credit cards

Guide to cashback and reward credit cards

There's a good chance you're leaving money at the counter every time you shop, if you don't use a cashback or reward card when you make purchases. Read on to learn how you can get something-for-nothing by shopping with the right credit card.

Guide to airmile
credit cards

Guide to airmile credit cards

Airmile cards are amongst the most popular UK reward credit cards, because they offer aspirational valuable rewards. Your credit card could take you places, but your first destination should be our airmile credit card guide. Get the facts that get you flying.

Guide to getting your
first credit card

Guide to getting your first credit card

People with no credit history often struggle to be accepted for credit. Getting your first credit card is often a springboard to help you get other credit products in the future. Read our guide apply for your first credit card with confidence.

Guide to business
credit cards

Business credit card guide

Creating and managing cash flow is important to well run businesses of all sizes and types, and a business credit card can help to facilitate that. Learn more about how a business credit card could help supercharge your business today.

Get the right credit
card for you

Get the right credit card guide

With a mind-boggling array of credit cards currently available, choosing the right one can seem a daunting prospect. Read our handy guide to learn more about credit card types, the different benefits available, and how you can get the best deal for your circumstances.

Guide to contactless
credit cards

Guide to contactless credit cards

Credit cards have always been at the forefront of technology; improving cadr security and convenience through the decades. Contactless technology is the latest in this line of developments. Read more about how contactless cards work and how you can use them.

Get the best balance
transfer credit card

Get the best balance transfer card

0% balance transfer cards enable us to save time and money when clearing credit card debt. But saving the most time and money depends on getting the best balance transfer card. Get the information you need to make the right choice here.

Guide to CCJs
 

Guide to CCJs

If you get a CCJ, it can seriously reduce your ability to borrow (especially on favourable terms). This guide explains exactly what a CCJ is, when one might be issued, and the impact it can have.