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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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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Cook at Home… and Save Money!

If you are currently looking at ways to save more money, why not put an end to those takeaways and start cooking instead? Buying food in the supermarket is both cheap and fun, and you can even start a new health kick to boot! The best way to approach this lifestyle change is firstly to think about the week ahead, and plan your shopping around what you would like to eat every day. Meal...

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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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4 Killer Budgeting Tips

Before you can really save money, you need to learn how to control your spending. Here at PiggyBank we know all about both of these vital life skills. We love to offer tips and advice to our customers, so here we'll show you four excellent tips that will help you to set a budget and stick to it. Let Cash Work for You! At the beginning of the week, draw out enough of the folding stuff to...

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