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    Oakam is reshaping the global discussion about microlending by demonstrating the potential of digital innovation to achieve widespread financial inclusion. Read our latest news, blog posts and press mentions to discover more.

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    Latest Blog Posts


    Breaking down the different types of loans

    There are many different types of loans available to those looking to borrow. It can be overwhelming, and it can be hard to know where to start. Your individual situation – how much you need to borrow, for how long, and more – will dictate what type of loan is best suited to you.

    At Oakam we believe that borrowing should help to alleviate your stress, rather than add to it, so we want to help you better understand the different types of loans out there.


    Budget-friendly activities for family fun

    With summer half term fast approaching you may be thinking about how you’ll keep your young ones entertained for a week off, without breaking the bank. It can be tempting to throw caution to the wind and splurge the budget at times like this, especially now that things are opening back up.


    How to make sure a loan company is legitimate

    When you apply for a loan online, you want to know you’re in safe hands. Maybe you’ve never made an application with a loan company before and don’t know who to turn to, or who to trust. In our digital world so much is accessible at the press of a button, but this has unfortunately opened the door to a variety of online scammers.

    We’ve put together a few things to look out for when you search for a loan company to make sure you stay safe online


    Money saving tips for enjoying the May bank holiday on a budget 

    We can all be inclined to throw caution to the wind when it comes a bank holiday, especially as the weather improves. Lockdowns have kept us cooped up inside for so long, and this May bank holiday could be a big temptation to splurge the cash.

    At Oakam we want to show you that you can have a great bank holiday while sticking to a budget, so we’ve compiled some ways to save money while making sure you don’t miss out on the fun.

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    What to expect when you apply for a short-term loan

    Oakam is a financial technology company and a digital microlender. Our focus is to increase financial inclusion for all by working with our customers to provide fair and equal access to life-enhancing credit services. Here is what to expect when you apply for a short-term loan.


    5 money saving tips to help your credit score

    None of us wants to pay more than we have to for life’s essentials, but the fact is that most of us are. Whether it’s down to not knowing where to start, not doing sufficient research on the best deals, or simply not being as organised as we’d like, at Oakam we’re here to help with five of our money-saving tips, designed to take the hassle out of savings.


    Take the stress out of managing your finances

    As we near the end of National Stress Awareness Month, it is good to remember that this year’s theme of ‘Regaining Connectivity, Certainty and Control’ is important all year round. To help you stay stress-free, we’ve written a few suggestions on how to manage your personal finances and keep stress at bay.


    Ways to pay off your loan faster 

    There are lots of reasons why It is good idea to pay off your loan quickly; It can help to boost your credit score, and can open doors to bigger, cheaper loans in the future. We’ve compiled a list of our top tips on how to best repay what you borrow.

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