Paying for unexpected expenses while managing your monthly bills can be a challenge. If you're looking for a short-term solution, then an online installment loan from a direct lender may be a helpful option if you need a loan with a long repayment term. Installment loans can vary in amount and are repaid over a period of time through a number of scheduled payments.
Another large expense that should be looked at is debt and how much that debt is costing you each month in interest alone. Figure out how to pay off you credit card and loan debt. Start putting more money toward the ones with the highest interest rates. Look into balance transfers to get a zero percent interest rate - but make sure you read the fine print and fully understand the contract. You can also call your credit card companies and ask about a rate reduction. If you need help, search for community networks or even debt consolidation companies who may be able to help. Shop around to find the right people with your best intentions at heart.
Reputations matter with lenders too. So check out what other people are saying on Facebook, LendingTree and Google+. If borrowers are complaining about poor service, misleading terms and aggressive collections, then that lender is one to avoid. On the other hand, if people are rating a lender very highly, then maybe that’s one you should check out. (Oh, and in case you were wondering, OppLoans was rated as LendingTree’s #1 Customer-Rated Personal Lender for Q2 2016.)
Traditional loans might take a month or more, but a LendUp application can be submitted in just five minutes. After you submit the application, you get an instant decision. There are no long wait times and usually no back-and-forth conversations asking for extra documentation. Instead, you put in the application and get a credit decision with no waiting. If you're approved, and If your LendUp loan is submitted before 5 p.m. PT on a weekday, we'll electronically transfer the funds to your bank account within one business day. See our FAQ for details.