Are you planning to get a loan this month? Will it be your first one? What will you use that loan for? Most people these days get a loan to buy a new car or a house. It is easy to get a loan as long as the lender knows that you can afford to pay for it. Of course, there are many things asked from you for identification and evaluation purposes.
Make sure that you are earning enough to be able to pay for the amount you have loaned. Anyway, the lender itself will be able to distinguish how much you can afford. But before getting a loan, here are some important things to consider:
Top 5 Things to Consider Before Applying for a Loan
Loans come in all different shapes and sizes. Understanding what loan options are available and what lenders need from you, will make it easier to get the money you need. Here are five things to consider:
1 Types of Loans
Before you decide to borrow money, understand the different loan options that are available.
1 a) Personal loans.
> Secured loans: Personal property is offered as collateral and may be granted to individuals with poor or no credit history.
> Unsecured loans: Based on credit scores; no collateral is necessary. Read full article here…
If your loan was approved then good for you and if not then maybe you haven’t submitted enough of the major requirements asked from you. Better luck next time if that’s the case. After getting the money you have loaned and spending it on where you intend it to. The next thing you have to do is to pay it off. Here are some tips on how to quickly pay your loan:
Pay your loan quicker with these 10 tips
Here are 10 ways in which you can pay your personal loan off quicker
Pay more every month
This is a simple, painless way to save interest and pay the loan off quicker. There are two ways to do this. Round your payments up or simply pay an additional amount every month.
If your loan repayment is R 1411 per month, by simply rounding it up to R 1500 will have a dramatic impact. The other option is to pick an additional amount you can afford to pay extra every month. Even if it is as little as R50 or R100, it adds up and makes a difference. Obviously the more you can afford to pay extra every month, the bigger the impact it will have on your savings. Read full article here…
It is important to know and fully understand the terms and conditions of the loan before getting one. You also need to have discipline when paying off a loan if you want it to be finished earlier. I hope that you get approved with the loan that you are planning and pay it off quickly right after. Good luck!