Who Can’t Get A Payday Loan?
Payday loans should definitely be used as a last resort,
and they are suited for people who need a reasonably small
amount of money in a short period of time. Many of those
who apply for a payday loan also have bad credit. Fees
associated with these fast cash loans are exorbitant,
translating into annual interest rates of 200 percent or
higher – usually much higher! They are also rather easy
to get for most people who are employed full time or near
full time. Not all people, however, who apply for a payday
loan are approved. The following are some of the more
common reasons that people are denied payday loans:
Some people who apply for a payday loan are disapproved
because they don’t meet the minimum income requirements.
Even the most flexible payday lenders cannot loan money to
someone who grosses less than about $800 per month. Anyone
working at the federal minimum wage full time would easily
meet this requirement.
Someone who is self employed will find it more difficult to
get a payday loan. Many lenders will not accept self
employed income as security for a payday loan. Those
lenders who do will require you to provide a certain number
of bank statements to verify your income.
An almost universal requirement to get a payday loan is
that the applicant have a bank account. A typical payday
loan is due to be repaid on either your next payday or the
following payday. The money is deducted from your bank
account on the agreed upon date. If you have no bank
account, the lender will not have a way to accept your