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Whip your finances into shape: how to use a budget planner

Using a budget planner can seem like one of those tasks that just a bit too much work. You know how much money comes in each month and you know – roughly – how much goes out for bills, rent and ot... Read More

The Bamboo guide on how to pay for your holidays

There’s a thought that some people start to get in their heads just right before summer. As you sit at your desk or on your sofa you get a brief glimpse of hot sand and gently crashing waves. Somet... Read More

Second jobs for extra cash – Amazon Flex to Deliveroo let’s find out the options

Second jobs for extra cash: the good, the bad and the ugly As the economy waxes and wanes, more people are turning to side hustles, side-projects and extra-curricular work to boost their income. And w... Read More

Bamboo Loans is a Consumer Credit Awards 2017 finalist!

After ten weeks of voting in the Consumer Credit Awards 2017, we’re delighted to announce that we’ve been named a finalist in the “Best Personal Loan Provider” and “Best Newcomer” categori... Read More

What is a soft credit search and how does it help my credit score?

If you’ve ever read our blog posts – or any other blogs on personal finance – then you’ve probably heard the term soft credit search cropping up here and there. On occasion, you might have won... Read More

Auto loan with bad credit – Here is your guide to refinance

If interest rates have dropped or you’re unhappy with the rates you’re getting on your car loan, then it might be a good idea to consider refinancing. However, refinancing your auto loan with bad ... Read More

Summer jobs for students – Earn extra cash during holidays

You’ve made it. There may have been periods when it got a bit touch-and-go, you might have had a few dinners that would make your mum recoil in horror if she knew (‘9p noodles with soy sauce?!’)... Read More

Music festivals 2017 UK from Reading to Glastonbury

Which UK music festival is right for you? Music festivals have become a staple of British summers for almost everybody under thirty – but before you pack your checked shirts, cheap ray-bans and tins... Read More

I’ve been rejected for a loan. What can I do?

Getting rejected for a loan isn’t fun. It’s disappointing, frustrating and a little bit upsetting. But if you have been declined for loan don’t worry you’re not alone. According to a surv... Read More

Why it’s important to tell the truth on your loan application?

If you’re in a bit of a bind and need to borrow money, it can be tempting to try and bend the truth ever so slightly when you’re filling out a loan application to increase your chances of being ap... Read More