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Product focus: Personal loans

Product focus: Personal loans

Category: Loans

Updated: 14/12/2012
First Published: 16/02/2011

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When looking for an unsecured personal loan you can compare rates from banks, building societies and even supermarkets. While most lenders will advertise a representative rate, in many cases this is the rate applied when customers borrow larger sums of money. If you are looking for a smaller loan, you may find that the rate charged is higher. Just because a lender's larger loans are competitively priced, doesn't mean it will be competitive for smaller loans. Below is a selection of the most competitive loan deals for customers looking to borrow between £1,000 and £2,000.

Sainsbury's Finance

  • Sainsbury's Finance offers the lowest rate for smaller loans at 18.4% APR.
  • Customers borrowing £1,000 over one year would repay £91.23 per month and repay a total of £1,094.76.
  • Loans are available for terms between one and seven years and the APR charged will vary depending on the amount borrowed and the repayment term.
  • The loan is available to Nectar Card holders, but this can be applied for at the same time as the loan.

Santander

  • Customers borrowing between £1,000 and £2,950 are being offered a rate of 18.9% APR from Santander.
  • Customers borrowing £1,000 over one year would repay £91.41 per month and repay a total of £1,096.92.
  • Loans are available for terms between one and five years.
  • Customers can apply for the loan in branch, online or via the telephone.

Marks & Spencer Money

  • For loans between £1,000 and £2,999, Marks & Spencer Money is offering a rate of 19.9% APR.
  • Customers borrowing £1,000 over one year would repay £91.81 per month and repay a total of £1,101.72.
  • Loans are available for terms of between one and seven years.
  • Loans are available to customers aged 30 years and over or homeowners.

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