Skip to main content

Loans Basics

Latest News

Young woman worried about student loans Perkins loans Student Loans

Perkins Loans: Everything You Need To Know

A Perkins Loan was a federal program that provided low-interest loans to college students who demonstrated exceptional financial need. The program, which operated as the “Perkins Loan Program,” no longer exists. It was discontinued on September 30, 2017. The final disbursements were permitted through June 30, 2018. Although the program has been discontinued, many current […]

Read More about Perkins Loans: Everything You Need To Know

5 minute read

Young couple considering loan paperwork Personal Loans

No Credit Check Loans: What Are They and How Do They Work?

When processing applications for standard personal loans, financial institutions normally perform credit checks. This usually involves what is known as a “hard pull” of your credit file, which makes your score dip. Thus, the very act of applying for a loan can hurt your credit, regardless of whether you’re approved in the end. No credit […]

Read More about No Credit Check Loans: What Are They and How Do They Work?

6 minute read