Monthly Archives: August 2012

Avoid paying extra for your petrol and make sure you don’t fall victim to the postcode lottery by buying smart

Tips to save money on fuel

It is well known that petrol prices are at an all-time high and are only likely to get higher. Since 2009 the average price per litre of unleaded petrol has increased by 60p.

But now it has become apparent that many motorists are paying the price of losing out in a postcode lottery with prices varying hugely between regions.

New research from Santander has revealed that some drivers pay more than £250 extra a year for their fuel.

The research involved analysing the average price per litre of premium unleaded fuel in every county across the UK.

The most expensive place to refuel was found to be the Shetland Islands, where fuel costs on average 145.9 pence per litre. Comparatively the cheapest place to fill up was Grampian in Scotland, with a price of 129.7 per litre.

PaydayUK is looking for teams, charities and good causes to support- could we help you?

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PaydayUK is committed to sponsoring local causes and we would like to hear from you if you know of a charity or organisation you would like us to support.

The short-term lender already has a strong partnership with charity hospice Helen & Douglas House with Tom Hill, Chief Executive of Helen & Douglas House, describing the relationship with PaydayUK as ‘a shining example of what’s possible when companies take seriously the concept of social responsibility’.

In addition PaydayUK sponsor a puppy with Banbury-based charity Dogs for the Disabled as well as running other fundraiser events including a Big Dogs Breakfast barbecue and raffle.

As well as these deserving charities PaydayUK is proud to sponsor Thame Hockey Club, Imperial College Hockey Club and Brecon Rugby Club.

A payday loan from PaydayUK could help you rebuild a poor credit rating

Stethoscope and Credit Report

Your credit rating is what a lender uses to help decide whether or not to lend you money.

Also known as a credit score; it’s created by your financial history and if your rating is poor you might find it is hard to borrow money.

It is not difficult to get a bad credit score as things often happen that are out of our control. If you fail to pay a bill on time, miss payments on debts or regularly change your address and job you may find yourself with a poor rating.

Having a bad credit score means it will be hard to get a bank loan for more long-term expenses such as purchasing a car or getting a mortgage.

To make matters worse defaulting on payments such as mortgages, credit card payments or utility bills will only do further damage to your credit reputation.

How to get a short-term loan from PaydayUK when a financial crisis strikes when you least expect it

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You’re partway through a particularly expensive month but things seem to be just about fine. You’ve spent a fair amount but it was unavoidable and you’re fully in control having sensibly budgeted to accommodate it.

However when an unexpected bill comes out of the blue you don’t have enough money to cover it.

Facing a hefty default charge, or having your water or electricity cut off, you don’t know what to do.

You are clean out of money until your next payday which, frustratingly, is only weeks away.

The solution is here courtesy of PaydayUK. Taking out a short-term loan is quick, easy and hassle-free. In fact you could have the money in your account the very evening you apply.*

Win an iPod with PaydayUK’s summer sports quiz!

Summer sports quiz!

In line with the sporting fever currently engulfing the country PaydayUK is challenging you to test your sporting knowledge.

Take part in the short-term lender’s Facebook competition to be in with the chance of winning an iPod, a Nintendo Wii or a £25 Amazon voucher.

To enter the quiz all you have to do is like our page on Facebook and then click on Sports Quiz – it’s that simple.

First prize is a snazzy Apple iPod Touch which can store up to 8GB of music and files! Second place gets a Nintendo Wii Family Bundle with third place getting a £25 Amazon voucher.

Fourth prize gets a selection of PaydayUK goodies including a t-shirt and stress balls.

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