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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PiggyBank’s New Video

What is PiggyBank? PiggyBank is a short-term lender. We lend from £100 up to £1000 from 7 days and up to 5 months. We have been operating since 2012, building the platform from the ground up to provide short term loans completely online and with the customer at the heart of everything we do. Taking out a loan can be daunting especially when it comes to taking out a short-term loan. At...

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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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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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5 Ways You’re Probably Wasting Money

This is a sponsered blog post. Whether you have a six-figure salary or you need three jobs to support your family, everyone is looking for ways to save money. As a result, the internet is overflowing with blog posts that have titles such as “4 Effective and Sensible Ways to Save Money”, “How to Save Money Even When it Feels Impossible”, and “Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can...

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