If you’re struggling with repayments you should contact your lender. They won’t want you to default as they will end up losing money so may find a way to help.
The reputation of payment protection has been severely tainted by the PPI scandal but it can still be a valuable product to help with repayments in emergencies.
Having a good relationship with your bank may mean you get a better deal on a credit card, but you should always shop around to be sure.
Lots of credit card providers now provide contactless cards as standard.
It may be useful to keep an old card for emergencies, but this increase the chance of fraud and can impact your credit rating.
This can happen but you are legally entitled to reject the arrangement and will have 30 days to take action to do so.
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Usually interest rates are directly related to credit ratings and lending criteria, so differ from person to person.
In the UK, there are no joint credit cards, but you may be able to add additional cardholders on to your account. Bear in mind that the liability to pay debt lies with the original cardholder.
Prepaid cards let you add a particular amount of money onto a card which can be used to make purchases and withdraw cash. Unlike credit cards, there’s no credit arrangement so there will be no interest to pay back.
Store cards are not the same as credit cards but work in a similar manner.
Business credit cards may suit you if you are a business owner, but you should be wary of annual fees that tend to be a requirement for one of these cards.