If you can’t get a loan for whatever reason, perhaps through having bad credit, then apply for a loan where someone else acts as the guarantor, perhaps a relative. If the loan defaults, they’re liable for the debt. Personal finance site Finder.com has these listed best with an example borrowing of £5,000 over three years.
- Amigo Guarantor Personal Loan with a representative APR of 49.9%
- TrustTwo Personal Loan also runs with an APR of 49.9%
- UK Credit, meanwhile, has an APR of 53.9%
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