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If you live a philanthropic lifestyle and are inspired by coverage of philanthropic people, businesses and brands as they relate to all aspects of a well-rounded woman’s lifestyle: fashion, beauty, design, entertaining, wedding, food, family, entertainment, travel, news and events, chances are you've read about these things on the site Charity Meets Style.

We are excited to have been recently featured on Charity Meets Style for our partnership with the Give Back Yoga Foundation!

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Do you want your organization to be around in 5 years? Why nonprofits need Piglt.

"According to the U.S. Department of Labor, by the year 2015, Millennials will make up over 50% of the workforce in America. Work = Money. As an individual, money brings power and influence. As a collective group, money brings attention. Based on the way consumer brands market to their audience, ...

How to Raise Funds for a nonprofit organization on Piglt

Piglt offers a 25% reduction of our platform fees for any Campaign that is raising funds for a nonprofit institution registered as 501(c)(3) in the United States. Contributions to these Campaigns will be processed by Balanced Payments (www.BalancedPayments.com) and will be tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Campaigns ...

Isn't it ironic...don't you think?

We are crowdfunding our crowdfunding platform...on Indiegogo.

Why not just use Piglt to set up a Campaign to raise money? Great question! We considered it; however, we didn't feel it was right to theoretically 'take away' Believers contributions that might have gone to another worthy Dreamer's Campaign. Call us ridiculously ...

'Fun-Employment'?

Getting laid off is awesome. And it is lame too. But it's mostly lame.

Let me back up. Hello. My name is Megan. I’m 28 years old and have a lot of student loan debt. Did I mention I am currently unemployed as well? Awesome, I know. I live ...

Piglt is here to save the day (and your wallet)!

Welcome to Piglt (pronounced ‘piglet’), we’re Education’s Entrepreneurial Piggy Bank, a crowdfunding platform for higher education expenses and student loan debt.

After being lucky enough to graduate debt free from college years ago, Piglt’s founder wanted to give back and show his gratitude. Piglt was created so ...

University Education vs. Vocational Training

If you’ve been following the Piglt blog, you’ve read about alternatives to paying for education and earning money to reduce debt.

But what about an alternative to that expensive education itself?

Ever since I first thought of going to college, I never questioned that I would go to a four-year ...

So You Graduated. Now What?

Buying on the internet could be the easiest thing ever. You might even say that if you can’t buy it online, it doesn’t exist. You can even buy things that scientifically don’t exist (we won’t go ‘there’, but you can use your imagination). But finding a job is like turning ...

Your First Summer in the Real World - 3 Steps to Reduce the Stress

You did it. You graduated from college. Revel in it-no more grades, all-nighters, writing papers...everything from here is gonna be gravy-right?

Probably not.

Believe me, I’m not trying to rain on anyone’s parade here. I’m hardly a year out from graduating myself and I’m doing just fine.

But friends ...

Let PIGLT pay for your textbooks! Win PIGLT’s $500 Dreamer-Video Contest

Alright bacon-lovers (or Faken for our vegetarian-faithful)!

We’ve already talked a lot about what PIGLT is and how it works (although if you don’t yet know, this PandoDaily article or RightStartups article explains it thoroughly). If you’re a Dreamer, fantasizing about the wonderful, loan-free times ahead of you, it’s time ...

The Higher Education Bubble About to Burst?

A change is gonna come. You can almost hear the chanting rising from thousands of angry blog posts and segments on national news – higher education needs to adapt to the country’s current economic state or be rendered obsolete.

The national student loan debt is (no mystery) above $1 ...

#jobinterview: Utilizing Your Online Resume

It’s no secret that the rise of online social media has affected our generation’s sense of privacy. With the music we like, the people we hang out with, and some unflattering to possibly incriminating photos publicly visible, our online presence shares (with varying degrees of accuracy) what kind of person ...

Ah, Look At All The Lonely People

You clutch a faded slip of paper in your hand, the number 54 printed on it in dark, unfeeling typeface. The loud speaker above you crackles and coughs to life, dryly wheezes out “thirty-seven”, and dies again into silence. An exhausted, bleary-eyed student gets up from the fading grey chair ...

The Pine Martin: Its adorableness calls to you…

So you’re a college graduate with degree in hand, but at the moment you can’t pursue your dream of researching the European pine martin because you’re working at a minimum wage job trying to pay back the massive, crushing debt you owe your alma mater. Even worse, your current employment ...

Creativity + Training = Student Loan Crusher

How are YOU going to combat student loans?

These days, getting a four-year undergraduate degree is simply not enough. You need to get the degree as well as have internships, be involved in extracurriculars and make connections – all while also having a job to help pay the bills. ...

The Student Loan Skinny

“I graduated with student loans...now what?”

This is a common question that plagues college graduates as they face the realities of paying back the cost of their education – with interest. It can become a complicated mess of figuring out how much is owed, who it is owed to and ...

Are you excited? -- We are!

You’re one step closer to reaching your dreams!

Here are some things you should get started on NOW –- don't wait or you’ll be late.

Create Your Campaign Video – a video is a requirement for your Dreamer Campaign.

Tips:

-- Average length of a successful video is ...

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