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Can you get a Bad Credit Loan?

Apr 10, 2008
We all have to face up to living with debt at certain times in life; day to day pressures can sometimes be a cause. All is not lost if you have acquired a bad credit score; most people can be helped with a bad credit loan.

If you have a situation where you need extra money there is always someone available to assist if you spend some time looking. By the way, having a poor credit score can be a result of your own actions, either accidental or deliberate. It could be that you missed a credit card payment due to an unforeseen situation. Nevertheless, you do have a chance to improve your financial status.

There are other reasons bad credit loans may be required such as for domestic emergencies, unforeseen circumstances or for consolidating previous debts. Some people take out these loans just to improve their credit rating by having a regular amount to repay each month even though they don't actually need the money.

Of the options available, the secured loan is preferable to the unsecured loan because it can provide greater funds, in the order of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars maximum. It also has a greater repayment period up to twenty five years. If the unsecured loan option is taken then the overall figure lent is much lower with a ceiling of fifty thousand dollars and a shorter repayment term of ten years maximum.

The risk of defaulting is much lower with a secured loan as the finance company take a charge on your property which is also the reason they can arrange the loan at a preferential rate of interest. Unsecured loans will have a higher interest rate so more will be paid back to the lender. It is advisable to shop around for a lender with the lowest unsecured interest rate.

This research is easier to do online and there are a number of lenders giving bad credit loans even when the borrower has been undergoing court judgments for not paying their debts on time. It must be said that the number of lenders willing to arrange a loan under these circumstances is far fewer than normal so you may find that to get a loan that fits your pocket; you may need to carry out the application online.

Bad credit loans help you fulfill your needs without the worry of your bad credit history. With this type of loan you should not face any difficulty. If at all possible, select a company online, as the process will be quicker and the stresses behind the reason for the loan should fade away.

In particular for someone with debts and a low credit rating, this is a chance to start rebuilding your credibility. This opportunity should not be forgotten or wasted.
About the Author
Steven Yeoh is the owner of the Credit Crunch site, NoCreditCrunch.com . If you find the information in this article helpful, please make sure that you check out http://creditsecrets.nocreditcrunch.com/ to get information on how to improve your credit ratings over 249 points or more.
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