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Payday Loans For Those With Bad Credit

[Apr 16, 2008.]


Things like payday loans can simplify having access to the cash you need when you need it. These loans can be obtained just about anywhere in the United States and the ads even come to the door. But what if you have bad credit? Can you still benefit from these loans? Gladly, the answer is still "Yes." In fact, they are very easy to get - for just about anyone. Here is what you need to know about payday loans for people with bad credit.

A payday loan is basically a signature loan. This means that you do not have to show any collateral in order to get it. All you need is a signature, and a couple of proofs of employment.

Since it is just a signature loan, it really does not matter what your credit level is at the time. Anyone can get a payday loan as long as you meet the basic criteria - be employed and have enough income. This means that your credit rating is not even checked. However, if you have bad credit then you will only want to get a payday loan from a lender who does report to the credit bureaus. By paying the loan off on time, it can serve to improve your rating - each time you get one.

A payday loan can be obtained for any purpose - and at any time. These loans make available to you up to about $1,000, and it will be deposited into your checking account within 24 hours. In some cases, it could be as soon as 30 minutes.

The interest rate on a payday loan is high, so it is not something that you want to use very often. The typical rate is about 30%, or $30 for every $100 you borrow. If you want to get serious about borrowing money, then this is not the way to do it, because regular loan rates are much lower - about half. However, when it comes to getting money in a real hurry, this is probably about the fastest way to go.

Repayment on your payday loan will come out of your checking account. When you apply for the loan, you give to the lender your checking account number and sign a withdrawal permission giving them the right to withdraw the amount you borrowed with interest in about two weeks. If you walk into a payday loan, or cash advance type of store, you may also give them a postdated check for the date it is due.

You also have the option to rollover the money to the next two-week period if you want. However, this will double the interest and now you are at 60%. It obviously can add up very quickly. Payday loan stores will report unpaid loans and their network will prevent you from borrowing more if you have payday loans that are passed the due date. You can see why you would want to make sure that you could pay it back on time before you ever took one out.

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