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Credit Made Clearer

Credit Made Clearer is here to help dispel the myths, clear up the jargon and help you make the most of your credit card.

Learn all about credit, how to prevent ID Theft and credit card fraud. And if you're having problems repaying, you'll find some helpful information and support.

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What is a credit card eligibility checker & 4 reasons to use one

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4 ways to improve your credit rating

Introduction to credit

Learn about the different types of credit, what a credit card is and how to apply for a credit card.

Credit knowledge

Find out all you need to know about how credit works and how best to use your credit card. From credit history to how to avoid paying interest, you'll find some really helpful tips.

APR and interest

What is a credit card APR and what are those different interest rates?

APRs and interest rates
Credit score and rating

Know the difference and learn how to improve credit score.

How to better your credit score

Making a statement is our business, so we can help you understand yours.

Understanding your statement
Credit card protection

What credit card protection is and how it helps you.

About credit card protection

A helping hand

Here you'll find information about some of the common problems people face with credit, including payment difficulties, declined applications and credit scores.

Using a credit card

We can help you use your credit card in the best possible way and give advice in paying it back.

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Credit card safety & security

Whether it's online, in the shops or at the cash machine, make sure you keep your card details safe at all times.

Tips when going abroad

Some great tips to help you stay safe when you are planning to use your card abroad.

Credit card toolkit

Have a look at our credit card videos, jargon buster and FAQs to get clear information in simple terms.

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