We've all been there. You discover you don't have enough money in your bank account to cover checks already written or you're falling behind on bills for the month. Everybody sometimes needs cash in a hurry and payday lows are one of the quickest ways to get that cash fast.

Payday loans are an extremely convenient method to getting your hands on the cash you need in a hurry. The money from a payday loan is deposited directly into your checking account. This is very useful as the money will be there if you accidentally write a check for more than you originally had in your account or scheduled a bill payment.

Applying for a payday loan is a relatively simple process. All you have to do is go online and apply. First time borrowers can usually get up to about $500 but after you've proven yourself trustworthy by paying back then loan, you'll be able to get a significantly larger loan in the future, should you need it.

The requirements to get a payday loan are to be employed and have an active checking account. One of the best things about a payday loan is they do not require good credit. Just about anybody can successfully apply for a payday loan. You will, however, be required to have been at your place of employment for at least two to six months, depending on the company through which you're applying for the payday loan. The same applies to the amount of time your checking account has been open.

When applying for a payday loan, the borrower must provide their checking account information so that the company is able to deposit the money which will later be taken out when the payment due date arrives. In order for them to do this, you must leave provide the payday lender with a post dated check for the amount borrowed plus the interest the payday loan will have generated by the due date.

You will need to provide a name and number at which you can be contacted as well as provide documented evidence of your employment. Some payday lenders require pay stubs in order to prove to them that you make over a thousand dollars per month. You can fax this information to them or look for a no fax loan. However, be aware that no fax loans generally take longer to verify your information.

Once you have provided the required information and it is verified, the loan amount will be deposited into your checking account. Typically, this takes less than an hour, depending on the payday lending company. This speedy approval can be very handy in preventing a check from bouncing.

Before acquiring a payday loan, shop around for the best interest rates. Interest rates on Payday loans are generally quite high, however this won't hurt too much since the loan is repaid within such a short time.