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Obtaining a Loan With a Bad Credit Profile

Most people need to apply for credit from a financial institution at some stage of their lives, whether it is to buy a home, furniture or other necessities. Some people may find it easy to obtain that loan whereas others may have trouble to qualify for credit. Many clients may want to apply for loans with a bad credit record.

No two clients share the same financial background. There are various reasons why certain clients may be considered to be less credit worthy, and therefore regarded as more risky in terms of credit worthiness than others. Some may have defaulted once, others more than once, some may have credit judgements against their names, whereas others may even have become insolvent.

In order to qualify for any type of credit, a client has to meet certain lending criteria. Financial institutions make their decisions based on a client’s credit record, his or her past performance in terms of paying back debt. To obtain loans with a bad credit record, is more difficult than getting finance with a clean, or good, record.

Therefore financial institutions such as banks and other lending firms will look more carefully at a client’s credit history before agreeing

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How to Reduce Your Credit Card Rate?

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Credit cards are a boon in many ways for it has features and benefits unlike any other form of plastic money. In fact they are the best devices to handle emergencies and also times wherein you need a loan to make your dreams come true. This is because the proper use of credit cards helps you build a good credit history thereby positively affecting your standing with the bank.

Interest rates charged by the bank

Credit cards offer the facility for deferred payments for which an interest is generally charged. There are two ways in which a customer can avail of this facility:

  1. Wherein the customer is unable to pay the total outstanding on his credit card and
  2. Instances where the customer makes a lump sum single amount transaction.

In the first instance the customer is just required to pay a minimum amount. Interest is charged on the balance remaining amount as well as on any further transactions taking place.

In the second instance the customer has to pay an interest rate only on the single amount he wants converted into flexible pay. No interest is charged on his other transactions if he pays them off within the due date.… Read the rest