Writing a Kickass Cover Letter

In a world defined by ’30 under 30’ type lists, everybody wants to do an outstanding job. However, most jobs worth their hype require a lot more effort than usual. Differentiate yourself A cover letter is not mandatory, but it does help. Remember, you will not be the only one applying for that particular job. Many people will just send in their CV. However, as impressive as your...

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Broker’s Vs. Lender’s What They Do

If you have always wondered what the difference between a broker and lender is then you have landed in the right place. Knowing the difference will allow you to decide which option to choose the next time you are applying for a loan. Although the decision you make will not negatively impact your ability to receive a loan, understanding their roles in the application process will help you...

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What Creditors See On Your Credit Report

In today’s world, we are constantly bombarded with advertisements for quick cash and free credit scores. Credit reports are a necessary when buying a home, car, and other big expenses that will require a loan. Knowing the information that the creditors will see on your report can make a huge difference in the amount of money you will receive or if you will receive a loan at all. Making...

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Payday Loan or Instalment loan? What should I consider?

When considering the best payday or instalment loan for your needs, there are some key things to consider; • Can you afford it? • What is the interest rate? • How long do you need it for, is it short term? • What happens if you can’t afford to make repayments, what are the penalties? The longer the loan period, the more interest you will pay back. Before you think...

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Great budget apps to ease your daily life

Finance and budgeting are quintessential to our daily lives. However, due to day to day stress and innumerable things to do, most people forget all about sticking to a budget. The fact that many of us write our financial dos and don'ts on frilly pieces of paper doesn’t help either. There is good news, though. In this day and age of technology, there is an app for everything, even for...

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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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New Website

After months of hard work, we are pleased to announce that we have launched a brand new website. The new website has been designed with you in mind; providing the best user experience, with improved functionality and ease-of-use throughout, making sure you can get all the information you need, when you need it. Every single part of the new website has been tested multiple times to ensure...

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Unnecessary Wastage

One of my biggest bugbears as a CEO of a small company like PiggyBank is wastage. Being a start up, we don’t have huge pots of money like a big corporate. So every pound really does count. This means that we are incredibly focused on efficiency, accounting for time and making sure that every minute that we are working is productive, effective and focused. In house we keep meetings to...

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Why the best tool gets better results

As a developer, and general technologist I like shiny gadgets. I also like to use the latest tools of my trade. Before going into this I feel a story coming on... Some time ago I decided to get a new kitchen installed. Now as a self respecting man (I hate DIY) my first thought was to give it a go myself to save a bit of cash, after all how hard could it be? I went down to my local DIY store...

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