PiggyBank has been nominated for “Best Company to Work for in Financial Services” in the 2017 Credit Today Awards

The nominations just keep on coming! PiggyBank is excited to announce that we have been nominated for “Best Company to Work for in Financial Services” in the 2017 Credit Today Awards - the UK’s most prestigious credit industry awards scheme. The Credit Today Awards celebrates market leaders within the credit industry, and PiggyBank’s nomination as Best Company to Work for in...

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Top 5 cheap UK holiday destinations

The Great British Staycation is at an all time high. Since Brexit, holiday prices to Europe have jumped more than 35% and the fall in the pound means you’ll get less sangria for your travel money. That’s why millions of us are planning to spend some well-earned time off in our home country. We’re actually very lucky because we have sandy beaches, charming seaside resorts, cool cities,...

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Stress – how do you keep it under control?

Over 44% of us suffer from stress on a regular basis. And according to the latest stats from the Health and Safety Executive show that over 488,000 people had work-related stress last year - especially those who work in healthcare, education and the armed forces. So how can we keep stress under control? How can we spot signs of stress? Here’s a mini guide to recognising and coping with...

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Fraudsters and how to keep your money safe

As technology grows, so does the cyber crime. Every 15 seconds someone in the UK is scammed out of their money online. Financial Fraud Action UK said there was a 53% increase compared to the year before! More of us are using our credit and debit cards online and divulging our bank details, making it easier for scammers to target people. Our 3 quick steps to keep your money safe...

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PiggyBank has been nominated for the 2017 consumer credit awards

PiggyBank is delighted to announce that we’ve been nominated for “Best Short Term Loan Provider” in the 2017 Consumer Credit Awards! The Consumer Credit Awards aims to find the best credit providers in the UK, selected by customer vote. This is a great opportunity for you to share your experiences and increase trust and transparency within the industry. Our nomination is great, but...

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Summer saving tips

  Summer brings a whole host of different advantages to saving money. Yes, the kids may be on the big summer holiday, but it doesn’t mean it’s a more expensive time than any other season. As well as summer money saving tips, we bring you some ideas on how to have an amazing time by saving money on brilliant days out! Saving can be fun Here’s a clever trick we hold as a firm...

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What finance is best for you

Finance is a broad term - there are so many options available to you. From store cards to short-term loans, there’s no shortage of how you can get credit, regardless of your credit rating. Over 60 million credit cards were in use last year and over 2 million people took out a short-term loan, showing that lending can be a safe option. The short-term loan industry has really improved in the...

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What your tax pays for…

There are just over 30 million taxpayers in the UK at the moment - that’s around 46% out of the total population of the UK. While that may look like over half of the population are avoiding paying tax, that definitely isn’t the case. Children, OAPs and the unemployed don’t have to pay tax, of course. But where does your tax go? What does your tax pay for? How are the government...

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Car maintenance – cut the amount of cash you give to the garage

The average hourly rate for garage repair stands at £75 - and if you go to a BMW dealer it can cost over £200! But getting your car fixed doesn’t have to be a financial pain - there are some brilliant ways to save some serious cash when you need to take your car into the garage for repair Travel further away from home We’re not talking driving 100 miles away (think of the petrol...

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