Credit Cards News for June, 2012

Credit Card Loans Shrink in April

According to the latest figures from the Bank of England, borrowing on credit cards contracted sharply in April. In fact, it was the largest contraction since August 2006, suggesting that consumer confidence remains in the doldrums amidst fears over job security and the overall health of the economy. The Bank of England’s ‘Statistical Release’ at […]

25th June 2012

Getting More out of your Credit Cards with Reward Points

If you’re looking for a way to get better value out of your credit cards then cards that offer reward points whenever they’re used may be exactly what you’re looking for. Barclaycard have recently scrapped their Barclaycard Freedom reward scheme (leaving you with just under two months to redeem any ‘reward money’ you may have […]

12th June 2012

Five great tips to avoid those credit card ‘hidden extras’!

Despite the onset of a ‘double-dip’ recession and promises that we haven’t even started to feel the worst of the government’s austerity plans, people are still using their credit cards to pay for everything from the weekly shopping, filling up the car and even booking a last-minute holiday. But credit card users beware – there’s […]

3rd June 2012
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