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Personal loan vs. Secured loan

Updated: 31st August 2016 - First Published: 31st August 2016 What is the difference between a personal loan and a secured loan? Personal loans and secured loans both involve borrowing a specific lump sum of money; however, there are some key differences which set these two types of lending apart. Read More...

Guide to payday loans

Updated: 12th August 2016 - First Published: 12th August 2016 Payday loans are a very expensive way to borrow money. Make sure you’ve considered all the alternatives before deciding whether you want to take one out. Read More...

Personal loans - key factors to consider

Updated: 12th August 2016 - First Published: 12th August 2016 As with any type of borrowing there are some basics to consider to make sure you take out the right unsecured personal loan. Read More...

Unsecured Car Loan

Updated: 12th August 2016 - First Published: 12th August 2016 An unsecured car loan is a personal loan offered solely for vehicle purchases. They usually come with additional benefits such as discounted vehicle inspections, car parts, breakdown cover, etc. Read More...

Borrowing from a peer-to-peer lending website

Updated: 15th March 2016 - First Published: 25th November 2015 Zopa led the way in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, the internet phenomenon that matches borrowers directly with people who want to lend money – but how does a P2P loan work for you as a borrower? Read More...

Peer-to-peer lending – how it works

Updated: 05th April 2016 - First Published: 30th October 2015 Peer-to-peer lending (or P2P lending) is essentially a hybrid form of saving and investing that can offer much bigger returns than traditional methods. Read More...

Personal loans guide

Updated: 08th January 2016 - First Published: 23rd August 2013 A personal loan or unsecured loan is a way of borrowing up to £25,000 from a bank or building society. Read More...

Secured loans (second charge mortgages) guide

Updated: 15th March 2016 - First Published: 06th August 2013 Secured loans are for homeowners or mortgage payers who wish to borrow larger amounts of cash and have equity in their homes to use as security. Read More...

Loan terminology – glossary and jargon buster

Updated: 15th March 2016 - First Published: 29th March 2012 Baffled by loans terminology? Our glossary and jargon buster explains commonly used terms when obtaining credit using a loan. Read More...


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