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Dom James, Financial Content Writer

Dom James was a writer at money.co.uk

Can you borrow money for someone else?

While it's possible to take out a loan on someone else's behalf, it carries a lot of risk. Make sure the person you are borrowing for can afford to repay you, or you could be saddled with an unwanted debt.

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Can you still get a loan if you're retiring?

Yes, you can still apply for a loan when you retire, but there are several factors you should consider before you do.

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How to get accepted for a credit card

Here is how to improve your chances of getting accepted for a credit card.

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Why you should compare travel credit cards

If you want to find the cheapest travel credit card to use on holiday this year, it is important to compare as many as possible to find the best one.

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What is a balance transfer credit card?

Balance transfer credit cards allow you to move debt from one card to another. The new card may have 0% interest rate, so you can clear your debt quicker.

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Can you withdraw cash from a credit card?

You can use a credit card for cash withdrawals, but they come with expensive fees. Here is when they are charged and how to keep your costs down.

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Can you use a credit card abroad?

You can use credit cards abroad, but it's not as simple and can be more expensive than in the UK. Here is what you need to know before using your credit card overseas.

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How to get your first credit card

Here is how to prepare yourself for your first credit card application.

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What loans can you apply for when you're self employed?

Getting a loan when you're self-employed can be tricky. But there are still plenty of options. Here's what you need to know to get a loan when you're self-employed.

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How to claim on your critical illness cover

If you are diagnosed with a life changing condition, a successful critical illness claim can help take the financial strain off you while you try and recover. Here is how to make a claim.

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5 things you need to know before you buy critical illness cover

Critical illness cover can give you the peace of mind that you will receive a payout if you unexpectedly fall ill. Here is how to find the right critical illness policy for your needs.

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What is critical illness cover?

If you become seriously ill, a critical illness policy could pay you a lump sum of money. Here is how it works and what it can cover you for.

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What is a money transfer credit card?

If you want a new credit card, here is exactly what you need to do to apply for it.

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