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The card payments ecosystem is both opaque and unequal for customers
Ecommerce company seeks to push customers to use other payment methods
Banks have grappled with poor loan demand as consumers paid down balances during pandemic
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Fraud concerns prompt UK banks to let consumers set personalised limits
It’s time to simplify products and documents to reduce cost and anxiety for customers
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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
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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