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Real Smart-Pig Loan Reviews, Sophie's Story

Representative Example: £250 loan for 87 days. Interest 292% p.a. fixed. Total to repay £375.00. Representative 448% APR

Warning: Late repayment can cause you serious money problems. For help, go to: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk. Your University may be able to offer financial support and advice.

At Smart-Pig our motto is ‘By students, for students’ and providing exemplary customer service to every student who finds themselves in need of a short-term loan. The service has been designed with the needs of students in mind and we’ve helped thousands of students out who are struggling financially for short term solutions since we wrote our first loan from a student bedroom back in 2012.

‘’It’s really to use, really quick and you just have to wait on the decision.’’

Sophie (21) is a student at Staffordshire University currently studying Animal Science with Animal Behaviour. After university she would like to work in the farming industry. Sophie used our services back in 2017 to help with a last minute expense, we got in touch to find out more about her experience using Smart-Pig, this is what she said…

SP: How did you come across Smart-Pig? What did you think on your initial impressions?

Sophie: ‘’I came across Smart-Pig just by googling ‘Loans for Students’ it was the first thing that popped up. So I clicked on it and it seemed really easy to use. Designed by students, for students. Just really liked the whole concept of it’’

SP: Why did you apply for the loan?

Sophie: ‘’The reason for my loan was I had a very short noticed holiday to attend to and I needed a bit of money for that. Smart-Pig seemed like the best option’’

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SP: How easy did you find the application process?

Sophie: ‘’The application process is really easy! It’s just a case of putting your details in, uploading your student finance letter and waiting on a response.’’

SP: Would you recommend Smart-Pig to your friends? If so, why?

Sophie: ‘’I would recommend this to other people and I have recommended it to other people. Just because I’ve never had any problems with it. It’s really easy to use and I do believe it’s a really good loan company for students’’

SP: Overall, how did you find the customer experience?

Sophie: ‘’My experience with Smart-Pig has been a really good experience. They are constantly updating you when your next payment is due, what happens if the next payment can’t be taken on that day’’

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‘’Using Smart-pig has helped me out alot. Getting money quite quickly before my next student loan so I think that’s the most memorable thing for me. How much they’ve helped.’’

It was great to hear about Sophie’s experience and it’s why we do what we do. We are here to assist students in those money tight moments. If you are considering using our services visit our website for more information about our loans, which come with a ten-day grace period, a lower interest cap than most other lenders and a customer service team that is always happy to help no matter what the situation.

Click here to find out how much a short-term loan would cost. You might be surprised!

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