Types of credit

There are a whole host of different ways of borrowing money, and they have different features. Knowing which is best for your specific situation can be difficult.

That’s why we’ve created some guides that help to explain how the different products work. This includes guidance on credit cards, pawnbrokers, home credit, store and catalogue cards and overdrafts.

We also give some guidance on when you should be careful with credit products – loan sharks for example are illegal and you shouldn’t use them. 

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