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    4 Alternatives to a Traditional Personal Loan
    If you have ever applied for a personal loan from a traditional bank before, you know how cumbersome the process can be. Not only do you need to fill out confusing forms and provide proof of income, but...Read More
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    8 Ways to Get a Personal Loan
    A personal loan, sometimes called a signature loan, is typically an unsecured loan extended by banks, credit unions, peer-to-peer lenders and credit card companies. Amounts range from 1,000 up to $35,000....Read More
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    Installment Loans: Learn about the 6 different types
    An installment loan is what most people are thinking of when they hear the word "loan." It's when you borrow money from a lender, whether that's a bank or a family member, and agree to pay back the loan...Read More
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    10 Signs You Need a Personal Loan
    While more expensive than secured loans, personal loans can be game changers when used prudently at times of need. Sudden moving costs, high medical bills, runaway credit card balances, or expenditures...Read More
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    Inflation Is Rising: Could Now Be the Time to Get a Personal Loan?
    During the second quarter of this year, the average interest rate on personal loans reached one of the lowest levels on record. That makes this an especially attractive time to get a personal loan, and...Read More
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    5 Easy Ways to Save on Your Wedding
    If you're like most people – or, at least most women – you've probably thought about your wedding since you were a little kid. You likely fantasized about the flowers and decorations, the cake, your dress,...Read More
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    Using a Personal Loan to Get Out of Credit Card Debt
    Like many bad habits, depending on credit cards can seem like being on a treadmill – you keep putting in an effort to make payments, but you never seem to get anywhere. One way to break that pattern and...Read More
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    Have Personal Loan Rates Bottomed Out?
    Personal loan rates have mostly come down over the past few years, but consumers should be alert – that trend may have started to reverse.Personal loans can be a good choice for financing unusual expenditures...Read More
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    The Smart Shopper's Personal Loan Guide
    While overall consumer debt has risen during the last five years, the value of personal loans outstanding has remained more or less constant. The amount of personal loan debt trails that of mortgages,...Read More