Credit and Debit Card Surcharges Banned

A  ban on Credit and Debit Card surcharges  : Extra charges for paying with a debit or credit were banned across the EU from  13th January 2018. The change is part of the Payment Services Directive, otherwise known as PSD2 Companies can  still charge booking fees or admin fees as long as they  apply equally […]
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Get Cashback Rewards with a KBC Credit Card

KBC have recently launched a new Credit Card in Ireland that will “reward” you with a 1% credit of what you spend online or in grocery shops. With the bank transaction charges on  debit cards – it can be cheaper to do most of your spending with a credit card anyway. The 1% cashback would […]
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Options for Danske Bank Customers

Some of the 150,000 Danske Bank customers will have probably already started moving their bank accounts and credit cards to other providers – the rest of them will need to start looking at alternative banking arrangements  pretty soon. Danske Bank announced back in November that they were going to be closing all customer accounts – […]
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Card Fraud at Call Centres

The recent publicity surrounding the potential credit card fraud at the Local Property Tax call centre has prompted us to look into how common this type of fraud is. We sometimes hear about IT systems being hacked and credit card details being stolen – but how safe are  your credit card  details when paying over […]
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