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What are the Bad Credit Alternatives for those With Poor Credit Scores?

Answered on | Updated on July 10th, 2010
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Credit cards and other unsecured debt that includes medical bills, legal bills and personal loans could all land you in a soup if you don`t keep up with your monthly payments. Most of this is perhaps because, we are following a financial model that allows one to spend lavishly first and then think about paying the cost later. Some people never seem to get out of that mode, even as the debt levels and outstanding credit card balances on their names reach alarming levels and their credit scores as a result take a beating.

A bad situation could result when you are in need of an urgent loan or debt but your bad credit doesn`t let you get a loan. The credit card APR which is astronomical will charge you amazingly high interest rates too. But all is not lost if you have a bad credit and are in quick need of money. Two things that you can look at are the payday loans and the bad credit loans. If you are embarrassed asking for loans and constantly getting turned down, you can look for banks which offer these loans and you will in fact find quite a few. If you meet their criteria, you can get a debt very quickly.

Most of these payday spot loans and bad credit loans are instant approval loans. It hardly takes a day or two for them to get approved, as it should be, if someone is in such urgent need of money. Once you fill the online application, the bank immediately looks for those lenders who are fine with a bad credit as long as some conditions are satisfied. Firstly, you must have an account and must be above 18 years of age.

Most banks offer this bad credit loan without any security if you have a job and have already received your first paycheck, meaning, you have been employed for more than a month. If you do, then you should have no problems in getting the loan. The money would be deposited into your account within the next couple of days. Payday loans are mostly 15-day or 1 month loans which are suited for those people who need money urgently but have a source of income to pay off the loan by the end of the month. The interest rates on these loans because of the risk factor are slightly high.

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