20 September 2014 12:00 AM
13 September 2014 12:06 AM
When it comes to finding the best credit card, it's a simple process to go to one of the comparison sites and discover which one has the lowest rate, or the longest 0 per cent balance-transfer deal.
10 September 2014 12:00 AM
Nearly one in four people are using the internet and telephone to access high-cost short-term credit, with nearly half doing no research before taking a loan.
05 September 2014 11:30 PM
The number of people struggling with payday loan debts is still rising. New figures reveal that in the first six months of this year nearly 50 per cent more people were forced to seek help after falling into debt problems because of the loans.
30 August 2014 12:00 AM
I was surprised just how competitive and congested the long-term 0 per cent credit card balance transfer market had become, when I took a closer look this week.
22 August 2014 10:30 PM
Are payday loans brokers different to payday lenders?
20 August 2014 09:46 AM
Websites that take hundreds of pounds from unwitting consumers on the promise of finding cheap credit, only for the loans never to materialise, have been slammed by the Financial Ombudsman.
19 August 2014 01:58 PM
More than one in four adults has been forced to borrow money from family members. And it’s not just a matter of a few quid: new research published today suggests the average amount lent to parents, siblings and children is £2,123.
16 August 2014 12:00 AM
Hang on, wasn't there a scandal about this when the government sold off the loans to a debt collection company?
13 August 2014 09:35 AM
Pre-paid plastic cards are growing in popularity, but can prove expensive. They’re proving popular particularly among people who can’t access mainstream finance as, because they’re Visa or Mastercard backed.
08 August 2014 11:30 PM
Of course I feel sorry for the 120 workers in the North-west who have suddenly lost their jobs this week because of the collapse of their employer. But the fact that their employer was a payday lender means my sympathy is tempered.
01 August 2014 07:30 PM
Are interest-free loans the answer to how we help struggling people? It's not a rhetorical question: there actually is a scheme in the UK that does just that.
30 July 2014 12:11 AM
Three more payday loan adverts have been banned today. They include one from a short-term lender that tried to differentiate itself from payday loans, but which has been rapped by the Advertising Standards Authority for producing irresponsible advertising.
29 July 2014 06:12 PM
Are interest-free loans the answer to the question of how we help struggling people? That’s not a rhetorical question or silly one: there actually is a scheme being operated in the UK which does just that.
25 July 2014 11:00 PM
Payday loan firms have been accused of bombarding financially vulnerable people with nuisance phone calls, after a debt charity reported that a third of its clients were plagued by the messages.
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