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Britons’ love affair with their ‘flexible friend’ appears to be on the rocks, as buy now, pay later deals emerge
Card usage may have jumped but debt is falling, posing a problem for issuers
UK bank looks outside home market for growth in consumer lending
Payment card companies benefit from both reduced credit losses and bounceback in consumer spending
Buy now, pay later can be a clever innovation, if shoppers use it wisely
Financial prudence is the order of the day for Americans
Dubai-owned carrier launches alternative payment scheme designed to avoid hefty charges
US banks try to reverse months of falling balances with new offers and rewards
Human behaviour is much less predictable — or rational — than the finance industry likes to think
Federal Reserve researchers ‘confounded’ by decline in balances amid retail recovery
Debt problems have intensified during the pandemic, but help is at hand
‘Interchange’ fees for Britons who buy goods from the EU with Mastercard to jump sharply
Consumer watchdogs raise concerns about customers’ debt risks
After an unpredictable year, what money goals will you be setting in 2021?
How to plan long-term goals, and what to do with mortgages, pensions and wills
The better-off have seen savings soar, but poor households are often struggling with debt
Account balances continue to slide and outlook for Christmas spending remains unclear
Claims management companies have driven a big rise in successful claims to the regulator, experts say
Making a ‘Money Claim Online’ is an alternative option for consumers seeking redress
High-earner Josh has some debts to clear, but has been offered a mortgage
Whether you’re a super saver, debt slayer or big spender, finding the right deal on your finances is key
Coronavirus has hastened the demise of cash, but digital systems still need a back-up
Millions could have applied for temporary pandemic relief in UK thinking their creditworthiness would be unaffected
Why not support your local businesses if you can afford to?
Although US consumers’ debt levels are lower than in 2008, a swift end to payment holidays would leave millions vulnerable