Payday Loans Compared, Lender Reviews & Debt Help

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Payday loans are a very expensive way to borrow money in the short run, and they should not be used to treat long-term financial issues. We're here to help you make a sensible, and informed, decision to see if it's something you should consider.

Yes, you can get instant payday loans across the UK, even for those with bad credit, subject to getting approval. However, we'll make sure you're aware of how much it will cost you, and we'll provide you with plenty of advice and tips on how to get out of debt.

Select an amount on the slider above to be provided with a price comparison from UK payday loan lenders, or check out our news, Q&A and debt guide sections. We've got some handy interactive tools too.

The payday loans industry is relatively new in the UK. We first heard of it via all the negative publicity that it receives, and decided we wanted to make a difference.

After a couple of meetings, we decided that although there are plenty of websites trying to sell you a payday loan, we could see that there was no website that combined this with a lot of helpful information.

We saw a clear gap in the market for a company to come in and create a friendly online payday loans service, which is just what we're doing! We're in this for the long-haul even if your loans are for the short-term. More...


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Like Wonga, Payday UK is one of the biggest lenders in the UK (surprisingly-enough!) They don't have a big TV campaign like Wonga, but they do appear very frequently in Google's natural listings, as they have a very large...Full Review


Wonga is perhaps the best-known of all UK's lenders. Although they are slightly more difficult to find in Google, they get over 500,000 people searching for their website directly every month, mainly due to the success....Full Review


You've probably seen Peachy's famous TV advert, featuring a trendy-looking guitar player. Find out what they're really like by reading our full review and watching our video made about them, just for you....Full Review

Payday Express

Payday Express have been providing short-term loans since 1999, and are a trading arm of Express Finance (Bromley) Ltd., based in London. They don't have as visible a public presence as high-profile lenders like Wonga...Full Review

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Money saving and payday loan writer for Payday Angels. Specialist subject is debt management.

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Samantha Hames is a professional freelance journalist, and knows what it's like to live on a budget - read her articles for finance news coverage with a personal twist.