01 Nov 2009
A payday loan is a short-term loan given for a very short period of time that is dated the same as your next payday. The minimum requirement to get such a loan is that you should be at least 18 years of age,should have a regular monthly salary and a fixed job, and a functional bank account.
Crises are something that can just happen at any time of the month. In such scenarios you might need money immediately, and payday loans are a great help during these times. Availing such a loan is very easy for you as you do not have to provide any documents or any check to the payday lender who is providing you the loan. But remember one thing before you apply, the interest rate is very high and you need to repay the whole loan amount on your next payday. These loans are very short termed and small in amount. You can just borrow from a few pounds to a few hundred pounds and not more than that. These loans are booming in sectors where low wages are given to employees. Applying for such a loan is very easy as most of the offer online services. The good thing about an online application is that you do not have to issue a post-dated cheque; instead you simply give your bank account and specify a date when you will make a loan repayment. The date is generally your next payday. When your application is approved, the loan money is deposited directly into your bank account by the lender. They will then deduct the loan repayment automatically out of the same bank account on the repayment date.
Most payday lenders provide customers with an option to postpone the repayment date in case the customer is not in a financial position to repay the amount. But make sure the lender whom you have chosen provides this facility to its customers. This can be made sure by going through the terms and conditions section of the lender. After filling the application form payday loan lenders will check the credit history of the consumer. If he has a decent credit history (which means he has made all his past payments on time) then the payday lender will send a confirmation message to the consumer that the loan has been sanctioned. After that the consumer will have to sign an online agreement. Once this is done the loan amount applied will be transferred into the account of the consumer in few hours time. The whole process is simple and time efficient.