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7 tips to protect yourself against online identity fraud

Unfortunately, identity fraud is on the rise. In 2015, the number of identity fraud victims rose by 57% and the annual cost of identity fraud in the UK is now over £193 billion. That works out to ar... Read More

Grow your own! Save money on your fruit, veg and herbs

For the first time since 2014, food prices in UK supermarkets are on the rise. On top of that, the UK only produces 68% of the food it consumes – the remaining 32% is made up of imports from the EU ... Read More

Most reliable used cars – Here is UK’s top five for new drivers

When you’re buying a used car, it can be difficult to know whether you’re making the right choice. Sure, you can kick the tyres, check for rust and ask questions about the service history, but unl... Read More

Bamboo celebrate 3-year anniversary

Happy Birthday Bamboo! Here at Bamboo, we are very excited and proud to celebrate 3 years of delivering affordable loans to our customers to support them in their everyday lives. Bamboo started lend... Read More

Top 5 May bank holiday destinations in the UK

Don’t break the bank holiday: best UK destinations for a May Bank Holiday break Summer is on its way. The weather’s getting nicer already, BBQs have already been dusted off and we’re already get... Read More

Inside Bamboo Loans: a day in the life of Beth, Applications Team Leader

Meet Beth, a charismatic and determined employee who provides guidance and leadership to the Applications Team at Bamboo.  Read what she had to say about herself on our ongoing “A day in the life... Read More

Personal Finance: Important things you should know by the age of 30

We all need a broad understanding of personal finance that includes all areas of our financial life: spending, taxes, saving and investing, borrowing, insurance, buying a home, and retirement. Your th... Read More

News: Bamboo Loans has been nominated as “Best Personal Loan Provider 2017”!

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been nominated as “Best Personal Loan Provider” in the Consumer Credit Awards 2017 ! Our nomination is great, but now we need your help to win it ! The... Read More

Loans for Self-Employed People with Bad Credit – The Bamboo Guide

Loans for self-employed people with bad credit aren’t particularly common – or particularly easy to find, for that matter. As we’ve said before, ‘as a freelancer (or contractor, consultant or ... Read More

7 hacks to make your Easter Holidays spring cleaning a breeze

As the Easter Holidays approach, you’re probably starting to think (and dread) the spring cleaning. ‘Hey, have you seen that dust over there?’ ‘Hey, what about that stain on the carpet? You sa... Read More