If you want to borrow money and pay back an amount every month, a personal loan is one option. Here’s what you need to think about before you borrow and how to make sure you get the best deal for you.
What is a personal loan?
Personal loans are loans that a bank or other lender makes that are not secured against any asset such as your property.
They’re also known as unsecured loans.
- You might be able to borrow more than with a credit card.
- Your personal loan repayments might be fixed amounts. That means your repayment amount is going to be the same every month and it’s easier to budget.
- The interest rate you pay on a personal loan is also usually fixed (but not always).
- You can choose how long you’d like to take to repay the loan. Remember the length of a loan