5 Ways To Grow Your Personal Finance in 2017

We could all do with a brighter financial outlook but, in order to get that, we could probably all do more to make our money go further. With a little effort and some smart decision making, there are ways we can all grow our personal finances in 2017. Here are five ways to do just that: Clear debt The first stage of any financial plan should be to clear the decks. Borrowing is still...

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Are Payday Loans Cheaper than Unarranged Overdrafts?

If you are in need of a short-term solution to financial worries there are often only a few possible options open to you. If you are unable to borrow money from family members and loved ones to help you get through this tough period, the other options are to take out a payday loan or go over your current account limit with your bank and have an unarranged overdraft. PiggyBank understands...

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How to Save Money on Your Food Shop

The bill for your food shop is unavoidable, as we all need to eat. Whether you go to the shop daily, weekly, monthly, order online or in the store, or live solely from takeaway food, you will be spending money on food. Here we look at a few ways in which you can save money on your food shop. Budget Accordingly Work out exactly how much money you will need for the set period of time and...

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How to Treat Your Loved One on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming up tomorrow it is the perfect time to have a think about what you are going to do to make it a very special day for your loved one. Loads of romantics will push the boat out, putting them at risk financially as a result. There is no need to do so; with a few things, you can do to make sure your loved one is appreciated, without getting into debt. Make a...

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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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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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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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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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Top 3 Money Saving Tips for Families

Sometimes family life can seem like a whirlwind, and when you look at your bank statement at the end of the month you can wonder where your money went. By taking a little extra time to budget, you can save your family hundreds. You could put these savings towards whatever you want, whether it be saving for your kids’ future or splashing out on the holiday of a lifetime. Here are our top...

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