Amount of credit: £2,500 for 24 months at £149.93 per month. Total repayment of £3,598.32. Interest: £1,098.32. Interest Rate: 38% pa (fixed). 45% APR representative.
There are several types of personal loans you can apply for: secured, unsecured and guarantor loans. Visit our Personal Loans page to learn more about each loan type and which one best suits your needs.
Make sure you shop around and compare APRs before applying for a personal loan. There are several price comparison websites available that can help you find a lender that you’re most comfortable with.
Not everyone is eligible to apply for a personal loan. Before spending too much time on an application, check the lender’s eligibility requirements first to see if you qualify.
Borrowers with good credit ratings will typically receive better rates than those with less-than-perfect credit. Your credit rating will also let lenders know if you’re a high- or low-risk borrower.
Before submitting a loan application, review your information to make sure everything is accurate. This will accelerate the approval process and allow the lender to make the most accurate lending decision regarding your application.
Make sure you read and understand the contract before signing your loan agreement. Many of your loan’s rates and terms will be explained here in detail, so it’s an important document to review before proceeding.
By borrowing too many loans, you run the risk of falling behind on payments and acquiring many late or missed payment fees. Only borrow what you know you’ll be able to repay comfortably.
If your lender doesn’t charge an early repayment fee, consider paying off your loan early. Doing so could greatly reduce the interest accrued on your loan.
Most lenders charge late fees for missed or late payments. Try to make your payments on time to avoid any unexpected charges. If you know that you may miss an upcoming payment, contact your lender beforehand to come up with an alternative solution.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your personal loan, don’t hesitate to contact your lender’s customer service department. It’s their job to make sure there are no issues with your loan.