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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Get Educated Online

If you are looking to better yourself and learn new skills then there are a number of sources online that can help you. Whether you are looking to get a new job, enhance your skills in a current job or just for fun, the following sources are a great place to start: Udemy Udemy is an online learning marketplace with over 10 million students learning everything from coding to marketing to...

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Five great ways to save money on your car

Cars are expensive things. Whether it’s buying them, getting insured or maintaining them. All year round they are costing us money. But are there ways to save money on your car? Of course there is, but what are they? Here are PiggyBank’s top tips for saving money on your car: Switch your car insurance - When your car insurance is up for renewal, do a little research on a...

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Equipment to help you start exercising without joining a gym

We all know that exercise is an important part of our day to day lives but we don’t always take exercise seriously and we often think we need to go to the gym in order to get in shape. The truth is we don’t need gyms to get in shape or stay active. Here are five pieces of equipment you can use that can help you exercise without spending monthly fees on a gym membership. Running Shoes -...

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Five things you haven’t thought about that can save you money

We are always looking for ways to save money in our day-to-day lives. While some of the most obvious things we know about like switching energy providers, using voucher codes and buying things in a sale are clear to us, some others are not. Here we list five things that you haven’t thought about that can save you money. Car sharing If you live near a co-worker, why don’t you see if...

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How to keep back to school costs to a minimum

With less than a month until your children go back to school, it is important to keep the cost of new books, clothes and P.E equipment down to a minimum. One of the main reasons for this, is that not long after the kids go back to school, it will be Christmas. It may seem far away but five months goes very quickly. One of the best and most effective ways to do this, is to write down...

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Birthday Gifts that Show You Care

If you are feeling the pinch, or simply want to save for a rainy day, why not think about making your own gifts and cards for that special someone’s birthday this year? It will not only save a small fortune, but will also really show how much that you love them. It's likely to be a lot more fun than trawling the shops for gift ideas as well! Birthday cards can be a tad impersonal, but...

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Surviving a festival on a budget

Festival season is now upon us and there are many of us who are thinking of digging into our pockets and spending upwards of £200 for a ticket to one of the many festivals around the UK. One of the things that holds us back from going or causes problems when it’s finished is the cost of being at a festival. We have to think about camping gear, travel, food, drink and all the little extras...

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