PiggyBank has been shortlisted for six F5: Future of Finance Awards

PiggyBank has been nominated for six awards at the credit strategy F5 awards. F5 awards, the future of finance, is the only dedicated awards ceremony focussed on the evolution of the alternative lending market. PiggyBank entered the high-cost short-term loan industry in 2012 and we have worked tirelessly to ensure we treat our customers fairly, act responsibly and improve every day to...

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Must Read before You Take out a Short Term Loan

Short term loans on the surface are a reasonable way to get yourself out of a financial bind; however, there are pitfalls and dangers to watch out for if you find yourself depending on them regularly. Finances play a huge role in your business as well as your personal life, managing them efficiently is a responsibility that can get a little tricky at times. If you are currently considering...

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How to Get Out of a Financial Difficulty

Many people find themselves in some degree of financial difficulty. Whether it be economic recession, bad investments or just an inability to find a job due to lack of experience... you name it, financial difficulty can come suddenly and from a large variety of sources. Calm down. There is always a solution The most important thing is not to panic as it will only make things worse. After...

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Why Fintech is a Genuine Alternative to the Traditional Banking System

What is Fintech? The banking system survived a disastrous financial crisis, but is it at risk from ‘fintech’? Fintech is an umbrella term for the new technologies being developed as an alternative to traditional banking and payment systems. An example of this is the ‘crowdfunding’ model which demonstrated how these new technologies might work. These new firms aren’t held back by...

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Christmas Is Right Around the Corner, Why Being Ready Makes the Season Merrier!

The Holidays are right around the corner and with all of the fun and merriment also comes bills and stress. Having a plan ready to help with the additional costs is important to your financial well-being. Planning for The Holidays is something you should be doing all year long. Although you may think that it’s impossible it is not as difficult as you think. Simply putting away a few pounds...

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Taking a Short Term Loan Out With PiggyBank

Searching for a short-term loan can often be complicated and include loads of bamboozling numbers and figures. At PiggyBank we wanted to offer a genuine simple process. The Process of Applying for a Loan Simplicity is everything, especially if an unexpected circumstance has led you to search for a short-term loan. At PiggyBank you can apply to borrow anything between £100 up to £1000,...

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Guy Fawkes Night Ideas

Bonfire night is just around the corner and with it coming so soon after Halloween it is often an issue of finding the right amount of cash to have a good night without it feeling cheap and not worth the hassle. Here are some options for Guy Fawkes Night on a budget. Have a Family Party Why not have the entire family round for a party at home. You can make the grub interesting, asking...

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The Importance of Saving Money for a Rainy Day

We all have times when an unexpected situation means we need some money quickly. It is good practice to have a rainy day fund for such extreme times. Here are a few tips as to how to you can start managing your money in a way that leaves you some breathing space when the worst happens. Start Solidly Before putting together a plan of payments you should put aside some money into your...

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Halloween on a Budget

Halloween has become an important cultural point of the year for kids and adults alike, with costumes and parties becoming ever more elaborate year-upon-year. If you like to be scared and be spooked but don’t feel like you’ve got the spare cash to do so this October, why not take a look at how you can still make people jump with fear on a budget. Make a Costume at Home You don’t have...

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