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Personal Loan

Check your eligibility online with no impact on your credit score

We've worked with Freedom Finance to carefully select a panel of lenders with competitive rate personal loans.

  • Borrow £1,000 to £25,000, over 1 to 7 years
  • Check your eligibility for a personal loan before you apply without affecting your credit score
  • Rates range from 3.1% to 39.9% APR 
  • Choose from a carefully selected panel of lenders and get a decision in minutes 
The Co-operative Bank and Freedom Finance act as brokers not lenders. We both receive commission if your application is successful - this varies depending on the lender but it won't affect the cost of any personal loan.

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Representative example

A £4,000 personal loan over 3 years at 14.9% APR representative (fixed) with repayments of £136.65 a month. Total charge for credit will be £919.47. Total amount repayable is £4,919.47. Annual interest rate is 14.9% fixed.

The rate you may be offered will depend on your personal circumstances, the loan amount and the repayment term. Credit is subject to status and application.



 

What is a personal loan?

A personal loan is a sum of money that you can borrow from a loan provider. If you're accepted for a loan, you'll be paid a lump sum up-front. You'll then pay off the loan (plus any interest) in regular payments over a fixed period of time. 

Are the loans on offer secured or unsecured?

We work in partnership with Freedom Finance to offer unsecured, personal loans. An unsecured loan is often referred to as a personal loan. ‘Unsecured’ simply means that you are allowed to borrow money without having to offer any assets to secure the loan.

 

Check you're eligible before you apply

Get a personal loan quote in minutes and check your eligibility before you apply without affecting your credit score. We've worked with Freedom Finance to select a panel of lenders to meet a variety of needs at competitive rates.

Before you apply

  • Credit is subject to affordability checks and eligibility checks by Freedom Finance and any lenders you might apply with.
  • If you're paying off existing debt with a loan, you might extend the terms of the debt and increase the total amount you pay back.
  • If you find a loan you'd like to apply for, your chosen lender might carry out a full credit check.
  • Our Ethical Policy is unique to us as a bank and not shared by Freedom Finance or the panel of lenders. We will continue to monitor how customers are treated.

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Is a personal loan right for me?

A personal loan can be used for many different things, like buying a new car or financing a home renovation - from a new kitchen to a house extension.

You could also pay off existing and expensive debts by consolidating them in one place with one interest rate. However, bear in mind that you might extend the terms of the debt and increase the total amount you pay back.

Loan providers will check your current circumstances to see if you can afford to pay back the loan. Of course, circumstances can change so you should understand that your credit score will be affected if you can’t make your payments.

How a soft search loan application works

A ‘soft search’ credit check means that a company will look at your credit file, however, unlike traditional credit checks, a soft search will not have a negative impact on your credit score.

Whilst a soft search credit check will still be recorded on your credit file, it is not visible to lenders and therefore will not affect their lending decision or your chances of receiving finance in the future.

Not the right lending option for you?

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Got more questions?

Not the right borrowing option for you?

It's important to consider other borrowing options depending on how much you want to borrow and how long for. We have other borrowing options that might better meet your needs. Whether or not these borrowing options are available to you will depend on your circumstances.

A credit card

We have three different credit cards available to apply for online that may meet your borrowing needs

See our credit cards

An overdraft

If you have a current account, you may be able to apply for an overdraft, or an increase to your existing overdraft

See our overdraft