If you're short of money for a few days, we're here to help...

There are times in life - hopefully not too often, but sometimes - when you need just a little bit of money for all of a few days. The word “loan” can sound a bit scary and might have you thinking of limitless interest rates with other hidden costs…but not all loans are created equal.

Short term loans
, such as weekly loans, for student emergencies is what we at Smart-Pig do. We’ve been there too; we exist because we couldn’t find a quick solution that suited students’ needs. When you’re met with a near-ridiculous and red-tape situation that delays money you know you have coming, the loss of control can be maddening - through no fault of your own, you now have no cash.

In less than 2 hours you could have from £50 to £350, loaned from Smart Pig, in your account. Borrow for just 7 days to tide you over (or shorter, or for longer up to a maximum of 6 months); you may well find that the cost of the loan is more than made up in its convenience.

For example, if you borrowed £100 for just 1 week you would only have to repay £105.60. So for the cost of a couple of pints (OK, almost one pint if you’re in London) you buy yourself the ability to carry on. Between that and going round with a begging bowl for a week, we think it’s a no-contest decision.

You might need a 1 week loan if...

…your next student finance payment is delayed, or you’re going home a few days earlier than you realised (long-distance train tickets aren’t exactly cheap, even if that’s no guarantee for your train actually arriving…).

Don't just take our word for it...

"Excellent! Really helpful, really easy, clean design, very easy to understand. I've recommended to friends that were struggling and just needed to get by for a few weeks. It's like having a friend that can help you out, it's less scary than other places. Especially because it's designed for students."

What they’ve said about us

If you have to get a loan, use Smart Pig

Smart Pig is so easy to use and fast! It’s easy to be approved and they allow a grace period. The system is set up with low-interest rates and for short terms so that their clients are more protected than with other loan agencies. I highly recommend Smart Pig.



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Honestly the best loaning website

Honestly the best loaning website for students, there is honestly no way you can get bad credit from using smart pig due to the requirements for you to apply for a loan. They even give leeway with payback time which is so considerate. Have used smart pig for the three years I’ve been at uni and had NO PROBLEMS WHATSOEVER



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Honestly a lifesaver

Honestly a lifesaver, as a student when you apply for accommodation you usually have to pay some rent for August, before you get student loan. This can always be difficult to raise if you don’t have a job and having an option for a loan is so useful and what you pay back is pretty decent.



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Excellent customer service

Excellent customer service, quick and easy too use and low-interest rates. Perfect for students. I am very happy with this service and will definitely be using them again



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Amazing Idea!

As a student, you can't get a standard loan and student finance will happily watch you starve. This really helped in those last couple of weeks before my student finance loan came in! As long as you pay it back on time it's fantastic and super easy!



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Highly Recommend

Student loan not due for a week & I was desperate for funds to pay month-end bills and for transport. Thank you to smart pig who I found through google just before applying for a rip-off payday loan. The entire process took 30mins (from applying to having funds in my account).



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