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At PiggyBank, we're dedicated to being your 'go-to' short-term lender when you need a bit of extra cash to cover an unforeseen expense. f you're a first time borrower with PiggyBank, you are able to apply from between £50-£400 for up to 35 days. Representative example: Amount of credit £250.00 for 30 days. Total amount payable £310. Interest £60. 292% fixed. Representative APR 1297% WARNING Late repayment can cause you serious money problems. For help, go to the Money Advice Service website.
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“piggy bank review”

Written on: 28/05/2015 by JonahPorter80 (1 review written)

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i got a loan very quickly with piggy bank, but then things happened in my life and i couldnt pay it back on time. agreed to a payment plan, but on one occassion took the money twice. i withdraw continous payments, but they kept my card details even when i told them not to, as they still wanted to go into my account for money. dont trust them, and only use if you can 100% pay it back on time… Read Full Review

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“Passing My Information”

Written on: 15/04/2015 by Marley379 (1 review written)

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I got declined which is fine. But then had stupid amounts of text/emails from random companies when i specifically requested not to have this… Read Full Review

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“unreliable”

Written on: 12/04/2015 by Pattersonar47 (1 review written)

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You build up your trust with this lender and then they let you down when you need them the most. Approval system makes no sense. … Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Great service”

Written on: 04/02/2015 by Rylieq400 (1 review written)

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Needed cash when I was left short one month got great service and money in my account quickly. Would use again… Read Full Review

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“Never even heard of this company”

Written on: 23/01/2015

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To any consumer wanting to submit there information with this company be careful. They do not listen to my requests and they just put the phone down when challenged. Below is my experience with them. Be cautious I have asked for Piggy Banks data compliance officer as I am on a suppression list , this means company's like Piggy Bank are not allowed to email and text me. Piggy Bank have broken this request with one of their affiliates and have refused to acknowledge my complaint regarding… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“esy,fast,reliable”

Written on: 04/01/2015 by Caldwellxl139 (1 review written)

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a great friendly easy to use site,lets u know exactly everything u need to know… Read Full Review

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“Fine when in a bind”

Written on: 29/12/2014 by xiFigueroa253 (1 review written)

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I've used piggy bank a few times and they have always been good. Not the cheapest but have there for me when I've needed a bit of extra cash… Read Full Review

By Danwareuk

Written on: 29/12/2014

Thank you very much for your feedback about PiggyBank. We really appreciate your comments about our service.

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“I do not recommend”

Written on: 21/12/2014 by Jefferyz128 (1 review written)

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Piggy bank does not want to close my account,does not to erase my data. Think before open your account… Read Full Review

By Danwareuk

Written on: 29/12/2014

Hi,

I'm very sorry to hear that you have had a negative experience with PiggyBank. We take all feedback from our customers very seriously. So if you could email us or call in, we will be more than happy to help you further.

Although we can't talk about specific accounts, please be aware that we have to keep records of our customers on file for 12 months for data protection and money laundering purposes.

Kind regards,

Sam
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PiggyBank

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“helpful and fair, juse what you need”

Written on: 12/12/2014 by VioletPugh (1 review written)

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I recently found myself in a position needing a short term loan to pay for an unexpected bull. After being declined by several other lenders I stumbled upon piggybank. Their service was quick and simple and I had the loan in my account within two hours of applying. The best thing about piggybank was when I found out my wages were being paid a day late meaning I'd miss my payment. I simply contacted someone over the phone and he was able to move my date for me by two days. This meant that not… Read Full Review

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Written on: 29/12/2014

Thank you very much for your feedback about PiggyBank. We really appreciate your comments about our service.

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“I would recomend”

Written on: 11/12/2014

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I had to borrow quickly cash and saw this one before and thought it is the same as others who take a lot of personal info just to say NO at the end. But I was wrong. No additional documents needed. Money within hour. Only downside is no matter how much you borrow you still need to pay payout fee. So for small amounts it is bit expensive, but other than that GREAT… Read Full Review

By Danwareuk

Written on: 29/12/2014

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“Quick And Friendly ”

Written on: 09/12/2014 by Stilesba491 (1 review written)

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Found the website easy to use and the decision was almost instant. I had to call them once to update some of my details and found the agent ( Marc ) really customoer focused, friendly and was on point with any questions i had for him. All in all fantastic from start to finish. A*… Read Full Review

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Written on: 29/12/2014

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“stay clear”

Written on: 04/12/2014 by Maddenmn36 (1 review written)

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rubbish company with no sense of customer loyalty whatsoever… Read Full Review

By Danwareuk

Written on: 08/12/2014

Hi,

I'm very sorry to hear that you have had a negative experience with PiggyBank. We take all feedback from our customers very seriously. So if you could email us or call in, we will be more than happy to help you further.

Kind regards,

Sam
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PiggyBank

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“saved the day!!”

Written on: 27/11/2014 by 424Gill (1 review written)

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My cat was hit by a car a few weeks back. Piggybank lent me the £300 I needed to cover some of the vets bills. Would definitely use again if I get into a tight spot!… Read Full Review

By Danwareuk

Written on: 29/12/2014

Thank you very much for your feedback about PiggyBank. We really appreciate your comments about our service.

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Sam
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Written on: 02/12/2014

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“A fun weekend, thanks.”

Written on: 26/11/2014 by Connelldw45 (1 review written)

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I managed to get a loan out using Piggy. I had a great weekend and thought I would comment on my experience. It was quick and simple albeit a lengthy form filling process but this was quite similar to other companies I've used. All in all I was happy with the result and knew it was relatively cheap compared to the rest of the market. I paid back 1 day earlier so saved a little. I'd use them again and recommend doing this than going into your overdraft for a long time, cross fingers the next… Read Full Review

By Danwareuk

Written on: 29/12/2014

Thank you very much for your feedback about PiggyBank. We really appreciate your comments about our service.

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“good for quick cash”

Written on: 26/11/2014 by JazminGilliam (1 review written)

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i made a few mistakes in the passed with missed payments, so when i went to my bank to ask for an overdraft, they said no. so i searched online and found piggybank loans. the site was simple and nice, but the application form was very long and needed lots of detail for just £100 for 10 days. i was accepted straight away and my money was paid out very quickly. the money was taken from my account at 4am on the date it was supposed to so i didnt have to worry about phoning up to payback. i… Read Full Review

By Danwareuk

Written on: 29/12/2014

Thank you very much for your feedback about PiggyBank. We really appreciate your comments about our service.

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“Money in a hurry”

Written on: 26/11/2014 by CheyenneSloan196 (1 review written)

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I needed some cash to get me to payday so I applied online with Poggybank. The firm was quite long and asked a lot of questions. I was put into underwriting and had to send over a payslip, which slowed down the process a bit. They called me 3 days before I was due to pay to see if I wanted to pay early and save money, which was good. All in all, I would use again… Read Full Review

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Written on: 29/12/2014

Thank you very much for your feedback about PiggyBank. We really appreciate your comments about our service.

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Sam
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“Joke of a company”

Written on: 25/04/2014 by pay.day.loan.hell (3 reviews written)

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Applied for a loan, repaid no issue . No change in circumstance, yet declined when re-applied. Utter pondlife, just like the rest of the industry… Read Full Review

Dastmo's Response to pay.day.loan.hell's Review

Written on: 12/10/2014

I agree. I had been with them for several months and never missed a payment then this time after paying my debt and applying to renew it it comes back declined! When I rang them to find out why all he could say is 'don't know why but if the computer says no its a no'! Now I'm unable to pay my rent this month. To be honest I'm glad they knocked me back as I will no longer have that stupid debt every month.

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★★★★★

“Fantastic fast & efficient”

Written on: 02/06/2013 by GFUNK20 (12 reviews written)

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Having never heard of piggy bank and having far less than perfect credit history I was dubious of being referred to piggy bank after being turned down by peachy. I know it's not ideal taking a pay day loan but the process was simple, website easy to navigate on a Sunday afternoon at 1600pm I applied for £200 and the money was in my account at 1657pm no outrages fees for one hour payout just a pay back of £276 for 40 days much more reasonable than most! No calls to employer no embarrassing… Read Full Review

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“good service quick replies to questions and fast payment”

Written on: 19/03/2013

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everything it says in the title basically applied for a small loan it was in my bank withtin 30 mins, i sent them an email from their help center with a querie and it was replied to wothin 2 hours top notch service will be my first choice if i feel the pinch again… Read Full Review

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“Not like the others!”

Written on: 21/09/2012

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This is the 2nd time I've had to borrow a short term loan, last year I went with pounds to pocket. I had such a bad time with them, that on this occasion I was worried who to go with. I'd seen a friend of mine had liked Piggy Banks Facebook page, and so went to their website. It was so easy to navigate around, I got all the information I needed there and then. I got the money really quickly, and didn't have to pay back anywhere near as much as I did with pounds to pocket. I don't normally… Read Full Review

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