Credit Cards

OFT Launching New Website To Help Credit Card Users

It may be long before the judges finally decide in favour of consumers in the OFT’s high-court case against seven high-street banks, but the good news is that consumers don’t have to wait for the judgement to be able to avoid getting fleeced by banks and credit card companies. Certainly the government has not introduced some new consumer-friendly legislation, but …


Credit Cards

Think Twice Before Swiping Your Credit Card At An Overseas Location

Shopping, dining and holidaying in overseas locations has certainly been made a lot easier and hassle free with credit cards, but if you think that your credit card company is doing social service, then you are hugely mistaken. You may not be aware but the truth is that credit card companies make quite a lot of money every time you …


How To Avoid Excessive Credit Card Charges

Being able to use credit 24/7 is certainly a good thing to have, but since you can easily end up being addicted to it, it is important that you first consider the pitfalls of using a credit card. If you do not limit your credit spending, chances are high that you will accumulate debts way beyond your repaying capacity. Inability …

Why Opt For 0 % Credit Card Debt Transfer Deals

Not very long ago, lenders were more than willing to open as many credit accounts as you might have demanded, but since the subprime crisis, the finance market dynamics have taken a complete U-turn. Not wanting to face a similar crisis situation, lenders in UK have become quite wary of opening new credit lines and what is even worse is …