Not everyone may have glowing credit ratings. This should not deter you
from searching for other options to make that new purchase. Whether you
are looking to buy a new car, a computer system or furniture, there are
ways to finance these things.
In today's economy, many people have been faced with the inability to make timely monthly payments. They may have job loss or just trying to make ends meet. This has made their credit score drop, making it more difficult to receive financing through banks or credit cards.
If you are looking to buy new electronics, car or any purchase, you should begin with the company that is trying to sell you the items. Many smaller companies will have more options and time to assist you in finding bad credit financing. These companies have the time to search for more non traditional loans. You may be denied from one or two, but ultimately a resource can be found. Larger companies tend to only deal with one financing source, therefore if you are turned down, then you are out of luck.
Many times these financing companies may require some kind of down payment. This will let them know you are serious about your purchase. They may also need a co-signor that will make that person financially responsible if you default. You may experience higher interest rates, due to the risk the bad credit financing company is taking. Numerous companies that specialize in extending credit to higher risk people will set a limit of $1,500 for the loan.
There are also resources on the internet that can assist you. Companies like badcreditalliance.com, creditloan.com and CitiFinancial.com may be able to extend credit to you. Credit Unions can also be an option as they may work with you as opposed to a regular bank.
Any of these resources may require you to secure the loan. You can do this by using an asset. You can use your home, jewelry, furniture, stocks and your vehicles. Some companies may do unsecured credit. However, they will reserve the right to garnish your wages if you default. You can also choose to rent to own. This works for anyone with bad credit. You make monthly payments and eventually own the merchandise. This does come with very high finance charges.
Just because you have bad credit does not mean you cannot get financing. You may end up paying more, but you will also begin to repair your credit with timely payments. Bad credit financing can be obtained on the internet or through the company that you are making the purchase. Always read all contracts thoroughly and enjoy your new purchase.
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