One in seven consumers say lending experience is a decade behind online banking

9th June 2022 Consumer Lending | #loans

New research by Marqeta has indicated that many consumers are frustrated with lending experience and want less jargon and more clarity, with 80% believing that lenders try to obscure the final cost of a loan. The findings part of Marqeta’s new report “Seeking out the alternatives: how consumers are engaging with the lending 3.0 landscape”…

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Credit card spending and personal loan borrowing increases

Credit card spending and personal loan borrowing both increased in the first quarter of 2022, returning to pre-Covid trends as the last restrictions were ended according to new analysis by UK Finance. Total credit card spending was £50.4 billion, with March seeing the second highest spending since the pandemic. There was a significant increase in…

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Demand for lending on loans and credit cards rises

The Bank of England has published its latest credit survey which has shown that the demand for lending on credit cards and loans rose in the first three months of the year and is expected to do so again this Spring, as households struggle to cope with rising prices. The survey also showed that demand…

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