Credit cards – will the balance transfer market to peak in 2016?

We’re barely a week into the new year yet the battle for 0% credit card business is already well underway with MBNA throwing down the gauntlet to its rivals with its longest ever 39 month Platinum Card 0% balance transfer offer (with BT fee 2.98%). This move has been swiftly followed by Halifax upping its […]

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Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks Launch New Loan Rates

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have launched a selection of new lower rate offers for unsecured personal loans, including their lowest ever online rate of 3.4% APR* for loans between £7,500 and £15,000. Loans in this bracket are also available by phone and in branch at a rate of 4.4% APR*. Personal loans between £5,000 and […]

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One in 10 card transactions now contactless

Contactless card transactions now account for one in 10 card payments, the first time the milestone has been passed, the latest figures from The UK Cards Association show. There were 120.5 million contactless card payments in October in the UK, meaning that 10.3 per cent of all card transactions were made using contactless. This has […]

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