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Tools and Tips

At Satsuma Loans we try to provide you with the information you need to make the right borrowing decision. We also ensure we provide you with the tools to help you manage your money well.

Whether you want to know what to consider when you’re thinking about taking out a loan or, most importantly, you want to work out whether you can afford it before you apply, our loan checklist and budgeting tools will help. We also have the information you need if you just want to understand more about loans, how they work and the jargon you may have come across; you’ll find it all here in our tools and information section. 

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Take a break – you’ve earned it

Take a break – you’ve earned it

Great British Holidays

Great British Holidays

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Great gadgets and gizmos

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Time for a spot of gardening?

Shopping bargain or shopping myth?

Shopping bargain or shopping myth?

Camping Survival Guide

Camping Survival Guide

Managing the costs of a freezer breakdown

Managing the costs of a freezer breakdown

Grow your own food

Grow your own food

9 tips for managing the costs of extending your home!

9 tips for managing the costs of extending your home!

Childcare costs

Childcare costs

Jargon buster

APR explained here

6 things you should think about if you’re changing jobs

6 things you should think about if you’re changing jobs

Minimising the risk of a car breakdown

Minimising the risk of a car breakdown

Pest control

Representative example: £400 loan repayable over 6 months. 6 monthly payments of £126.40. Rate of interest 179% p.a. fixed. Representative 991% APR. Total amount payable is £758.40.

Warning: Late repayment can cause you serious money problems. For help, go to moneyadviceservice.org.uk