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Kate Anderson

I am a freelance personal finance writer who writes for Fool UK and Fitch Solutions. Before becoming a freelancer I worked as an analyst for Nielsen, one of the world's largest research companies, specialising in consumer finance reports and news insights.

Are 0% balance transfer deals actually on the rise?

After months of decline, are balance transfer deals finally on the up? More »

How to choose the best reward card

Three bits of advice that will help you choose the best reward card for you. More »

Metal credit cards have arrived in the UK

With the arrival of the metal American Express Platinum card, are we seeing a new wave of metal cards in the UK? More »

What is an IVA?

Explaining what an IVA is and the repercussions of having one. More »

Is Metro Bank’s future safe?

Metro Bank has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, so where does it go from here? More »

5 most common credit card mistakes

What are the five most common mistakes you should avoid making with your credit card? More »

What is a CCJ?

What does a CCJ mean and what to do if you receive one. More »

What is a credit card limit?

Looking at what a credit limit is, how it is decided and how to increase it. More »

What is credit card PPI?

Is PPI all bad or does it have some redeeming features? More »

Why do credit cards have a CVV number?

Explaining what a credit card CVV is and how it can help you. More »

What does 0% on purchases mean?

Breaking down what a 0% on purchases deal is and how it can help your finances. More »

How to cancel a credit card

A step-by-step guide to cancelling your credit card. More »

What’s so special about a black card?

Is the ever elusive black card something you need in your wallet? More »

Are the best 0% purchase credit card deals going away?

Should you be looking to secure yourself a 0% purchase deal now? More »

Are business card charges tax deductible?

Can you class your credit card interest charges as an allowable expense? More »

When does getting a business credit card make sense?

Looking at the pros and cons of committing to a business credit card. More »

How to manage money in a marriage

How to handle your money once you've said 'I do'. More »

What does a cash fee on a credit card mean?

Knowing what a cash fee is could save you costly charges in the long run. More »

What is an APR?

Breaking down what a credit card's APR really means. More »

Looking for an easy travel card? Maybe it’s your mobile

With Jaja launching a mobile-first credit card with no FX fees, are travel credit cards no longer going to be in our wallet but... More »