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Taking Out A 50000 Loan

By Edited Oct 15, 2015 0 1

If you are a business owner or individual looking to take out a 50000 loan then you have several different options to consider. Make sure you understand the benefits and disadvantages of each type of loan, as each will serve a unique purpose. Below we will discuss two main options that you have when taking out 50000 loans: unsecured loans and secured loans.

$50,000 Loans

Secured Loans for 50000

The definition of a secured loan is one for which no capital is used to back the loan. The practice of using assets to back a loan is very common, and is often referred to as 'pledging' the assets for the loan. Basically, if you default on the loan the bank (or other lending institution) can come after not just you, but can also take over the asset that was pledged. So, if you pledge your home and then default on the loan, the bank will take your home and sell it to cover the amount due.

The advantages of taking out a 50000 secured loan are:

1) Low interest rates. Because you are backing the loan, then bank is not taking on so much risk, and will therefore be able to offer a better interest rate.

2) High likelyhood of finalizing the loan. In these times it can be very difficult for small businesses and individuals to get such loans, and having assets backing them make the chances much more likely that a bank will extend the loan to you.

The disadvantages of a secured loan include:

1) Increased personal risk. The assets backing the loan are yours, and therefore if you default you will lose that asset

2) Some times there are restrictions on what you can use the money for (i.e. need to use it for specific purposes)

Unsecured Loans for 50000

Unsecured loans are exactly what they sound like - they are loans that are not secured by any collateral or asset. In other words, nothing is pledged to back the loan. Obviously, these loans are going to be more risky to the banks, so they may be a little more stringent before they extend a 50000 unsecured loan to someone.

Advantages of unsecured loans include:

1) You don't have to back the loan with your assets, making it LESS risky for you.

2) You will not lose your assets in case of default

Disadvantages of unsecured loans:

1) You will have to go through a more stringent credit check in order to secure this loan from the bank. Again, they are taking on a greater risk to make this loan. As such they will require more.

2) Your interest rates will probably be higher. Higher risk to bank = higher interest rates on the loan.

3) In this enviroment if you want a 50000 loan then it can be very difficult to get one that is not secured due to the latest financial meltdown.



Jul 21, 2010 11:13am
Usually you will need a great deal of luck, and a strong credit/financial background to get $50,000 unsecured. This amount, when unesecured, is a huge risk to the bank. Especially with today's economy, loaning unsecured money has become more rare.
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