Repayment terms are based on the useful life of the security, a loan applicant's repayment ability, and the type of loss involved. The repayment schedule will require at least 1 payment every year. Emergency loans for annual operating expenses must be repaid within 12 months, and not to exceed 18 months if an extended term is necessary for the production cycle of the agricultural commodity.
Predatory lenders are always happy to offer emergency loans to desperate folks. The problem is that many of the emergency loans out there have interest rates and terms that are likely to lead to a debt spiral. What starts as an emergency lifeline could leave borrowers drowning in debt. Here are some red flags that anyone shopping for an emergency loan should look out for:
A year ago I was a single mother raising a child diagnosed with a sudden severe disease. My son’s medical bills were piling up, and I simply didn’t make enough to pay for them plus everything else we needed. One month was particularly bad, as I had been too sick to work for a full week and therefore could not afford my son’s medications. I had horrible credit and therefore turned to a payday loan business in my area for help.
Traditional loans might take a month or more, but a LendUp application can be submitted in just five minutes. After you submit the application, you get an instant decision. There are no long wait times and usually no back-and-forth conversations asking for extra documentation. Instead, you put in the application and get a credit decision with no waiting. If you're approved, and If your LendUp loan is submitted before 5 p.m. PT on a weekday, we'll electronically transfer the funds to your bank account within one business day. See our FAQ for details.