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See a list of all bank accounts featured on Choose Wisely.
Our guide to the different types of bank account
Choose Wisely financial jargon buster
Overdrafts: The hidden expense
See a list of all credit cards featured on Choose Wisely.
Applying for a bad credit credit card
Borrowing with Bad Credit (The Ultimate Guide)
How to borrow for the first time
Declined for finance? Here's what to do
5 reasons to use a credit card
Find which loans you're most likely to be accepted for without harming your credit score.
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Use the Choose Wisely loan calculator to work out how much a loan might cost you.
Where to start when applying for a loan
Short Term Loans (The Ultimate Guide)
Being declined: when to stop applying
See a list of all prepaid cards featured on Choose Wisely.
What is a prepaid card?
The Choose Wisely guide to applying for a prepaid card
If you have a question or would like to request more information you can do so here.
Balance transfer cards are simply explained in this guide, from how they work to why you should choose one.
Clearscore provide free access to your credit report. We caught up with James from Clearscore to introduce us, explaining what they do and why.
When applying for a loan, consider what it’s for and be realistic about the repayments you can afford. Find out everything you need to consider here.
What is a guarantor loan and who are they aimed at? When (if ever) is a good time to take a guarantor loan and what are the pitfalls?
As a student, it might seem hard to budget, with money from your student loan running out towards the end of term. Our guide will get you back on track.
Navigating the credit landscape for the first time can be daunting. This guide will dispel the myths and point you in the right direction.
Your bank has probably already sent you a contactless card, but what are the dangers of using it? How can you protect yourself from card fraud and skimming?
Are holiday loans really the best way to pay for that dream getaway? We look into the cheaper alternatives that could help you to afford a relaxing break.
The ultimate guide to understanding and managing your credit file