WHAT ARE UNSECURED LOANS?
An unsecured personal loan is a type of financing
that allows you to use your loan for anything you want,
without having to put collateral. The most common
reasons for applying for a personal loan are
repairs/improvements, buying a car or
What are the advantages of an unsecured loan?
These types of loan provide consumers with tremendous
flexibility...and not only in how the money can be
spent. Being that these loans are not secured by any
form of property, both homeowners and renters are
eligible. Also, unsecured loans can be arranged quicker
secured loan where you will likely have to wait
in order for the collateral to be approved.
Interest rates for personal loans are fixed. Loan
terms and amounts are also fixed. Therefore, there is no
enticement to borrow more, as with a
unsecured line of
credit. This allows borrowers to
effectively budget and
What are the disadvantages of an unsecured loan?
Even though an unsecured loan is not secured by
anything, there is still a risk involved with this type
of financing. Your
credit report will be adversely
affected if you are late in making payments. Your credit
will be damaged even worse if you neglect to make
payments. The smartest way to avoid not being able to
pay your loan is to only
borrow what you can afford and
only borrow what you need. Try the
personal loan calculator.
If you do encounter a
financial crisis that prevents you
from making payments, contact your lender and explain
your situation. It is likely that your lender will look
to resolve your situation by developing a payment plan
and/or restructuring the rates and terms of your loan
than having to send your account to
How do I go about getting an unsecured personal loan?
Over the past several years, the loan market has
grown leaps and bounds. Not only are banks and financial
institutions providing financing, so are stock firms and
Before committing to a loan, it is important that you do
your research and shop around. An unsecured loan is a
big investment and you want to make certain that you
obtain the best deal. It is important to note that your
personal credit history is going to play a big part in
your approval and what kinds of terms and rates you
receive. If you have bad credit, expect less companies
willing to finance you. Applying for loans you can not
qualify for will most likely lead to
making your bad credit worse.
When deciding whether or not a unsecured loan is right
for you, there are some critical points to consider.
Different people want varying things from their loan
provider. There are all sorts of perks and penalties
associated with every lender. There are things like
early repayment fees, payment protecting insurance,
etc.. You should familiarize yourself with what these
factors are so that you have a clear idea of what you would
like before selecting a loan.
Unsecured loans are an excellent source of funding.
Star Loan Services provides low rate personal loans to
people of all credit types, including bad credit. Apply