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Spooky costumes without the scary price tag: 2017 Halloween costumes on a budget

There’s something infectious about Halloween, isn’t there? Maybe it’s the sheer amount of sugar involved or the opportunity to kick back and be a little silly (in disguise too, so nobody will re... Read More

Tips for renters: How to make renting a little more wallet-friendly

Across the UK, the cost of renting is pretty steep – from the relatively inexpensive £526 for renting in the North East to an eye-watering average £1,564 to live in the capital. And that’s just ... Read More

Bamboo nominated as Non-mainstream Loan Provider of the Year

All of us at Bamboo are very excited to announce that we have been nominated in the Non-mainstream Loan Provider of the Year category for the Moneyfacts Consumer Awards 2018!   We are delighted ... Read More

F5 Awards Finalist: Best Fintech Lender

We’re starting our week with some fantastic news. Bamboo has been named a F5 Awards finalist in the Best Fintech Lender category for 2017. Earlier this year, we won the Consumer Credit Award fo... Read More

Made redundant? Here’s what to do next

It can be a confusing time when you’ve been made redundant. Firstly, there’s the shock of the situation and the fear of what you’re going to do next. Can you afford to wait for another great... Read More

Bad credit loans for a medical procedure – The Bamboo Guide

At Bamboo, we think the NHS is a thing of wonder. You’ve only got to look at the size of medical bills of people across the pond to realise that – aside from making us healthier, better and strong... Read More

The best options for borrowers with poor or no credit history

For borrowers with poor or no credit history, finding a lender that is willing to lend them money – on fair and affordable terms – can sometimes feel like an impossible task. Some options – pay ... Read More

A day in the life of Charlie, Outbound Support Consultant

Meet Charlie, outbound support consultant and a valuable a member of the Applications Team at Bamboo. Read what he had to say about himself on our ongoing “A day in the life” series that highli... Read More

How to become debt free – The Bamboo guide

It is important to know how to become debt free. As of July 2017, the personal debts of everybody across the UK added up to a staggering £1,537,000,000,000. (That’s £1.537 trillion. Ouch.) Over ... Read More

How can I apply online for a loan when I have bad credit?

For many people, having a bad credit rating is something that scares them – they think that it stops them from borrowing money at all whether they go to the bank or apply online for a loan. And, yea... Read More