Credit card guides

Our credit card guides can help you decide which is the best type of card for your needs, be it a balance transfer, purchase, cashback or reward card. We also explain the legal protection available.

Should you get a student credit card?

A student credit card could be useful in emergencies and help you build your credit record, but they can be expensive. Here's how to find the right student credit card and use it wisely.

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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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When should you use a credit card or debit card?

When it comes to credit cards vs. debit cards, is one better than the other? Each has its advantages, so it's useful to know when to use one over the other.

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What is an air miles credit card?

You could earn free flights just by spending on an air miles credit card. Here is how they work and how to pick the right card.

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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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What is interest?

Borrowing costs money. A lender will usually charge a borrower a percentage of the money lent, rather than a flat fee. This is called interest. This guide covers the basics of how interest works, what it is and what it means for your finances.

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Can you transfer money from a credit card to your bank account

If you want to borrow a small sum of cash to repay a debt, or clear an overdraft, you can use a money transfer credit card to move cash into your current account.

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How to pay off your credit card

There's more than one way to pay off credit card debt. Whatever you choose to do, you could drastically cut down your interest payments and become debt-free sooner.

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What is the difference between Visa and MasterCard?

MasterCard and Visa work very similarly to one another. They are payment networks, which process payments when you spend using your credit, debit or prepaid card.

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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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Celebrity engagement ring rich list

The credit cards team at money.co.uk have partnered with Zack Stone, an Engagement Ring Specialist at Jewellers Steven Stone, to reveal some of the most iconic and valuable celebrity engagement rings of all time.

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Revealed: The most beautiful beaches around the world

Discover the most beautiful beaches around the world to give you inspiration for your future getaways.

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Best rated subscription boxes for Father's Day

With Father's Day just around the corner, the personal finance experts at money.co.uk have taken a look at how much Brits are set to spend this year, following a year of social restrictions and virtual celebrations.

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The Best Value BBQ Report

Our personal finance team have scoured retailers across the UK to reveal the average cost of a Great British BBQ and which stores to head to for the best value items.

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The world’s most popular condiments

Money.co.uk has analysed 43 condiments alongside 55 condiment brands from around the world to reveal which are the most popular in the 35 of the world’s wealthiest countries.

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Luxury Fashion Index

We delve into the world of luxury goods to discover the cost of iconic fashion around the world.

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Wedding Trends Pinterest Report

We’ve delved into Pinterest data to see which wedding trends are being pinned the most - from top bridal looks to popular destinations for the big day.

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Cashless Countries

Using data from the World Bank and the largest debit and credit card providers, money.co.uk can reveal the most cashless economies in the world.

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The Most Valuable Luxury Brands’ Packaging

Discover which empty packaging from your favourite luxury brands could be worth up to £160.

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The most watched dogs on TikTok

Discover which breed of dog has the most views on TikTok and which famous dogs are cashing in on social media.

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The world’s most popular dog tattoos

Discover the world’s most pup-ular dog breeds for tattoos, as well as other favourite pets people get inked on their bodies.

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Revealed: the most searched for fashion and celebrity inspiration around the world

Want to discover the most popular fashion brands and the most stylish celebrities in the world? Our credit card experts’ global research reveals all. Worldwide search data analysed by Money.co.uk using Google Keyword planner.

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