Understanding the basics of borrowing
Published Sun, Feb 9, 2014 Updated Tue, Feb 16, 2021
A payday loan can really help out a family in need. It is a loan that is given to a family until they get paid each month.
There are certain restrictions with how these loans are distributed to the public. First of all, the person who wants to get a loan like this may need to show some form of income history. It does not need to be perfect most of the time. The same goes for their credit score. As long as there are no bankrupt history or serious debts and defaults on their credit report, everything should be good to go. The criteria is different for each loan company who gives out the loans though. Some might be stricter on the credit score than others, while another company might be stricter on payment history and job stability.
Now that the basics are understood, let’s get into the more advanced features of this type of loan. This loan suits families who are struggling to have enough money each week to spend on food, bills and rent / mortgage and necessities. This includes school clothing, petrol money and anything else that they need to live. Most companies do not like families who use this loan to buy themselves luxury things. This includes taking out a loan for a luxury car when they could get by with just a normal car. Luxury cars have more problems than regular cars most of the time. It is different for each model and make, but the parts to fix a luxury car will definitely eat up their pay.
These loan companies want to make sure that the person has enough leftover to pay them interest each week. This interest rate is set up when the loan is first taken out. A high interest rate might be a bit much to pay, but it is still worth it for most families who are really struggling to make ends meet. They can pick up another job somewhere if they really needed to.
This type of loan is basically like an advance for each payday. It might set them back a little bit on interest each week, but their credit score will be improving over time. This is, of course, if they can complete the payments on time. If their payments are late or not in full, their credit score will continue to take a hit.