Starter loans are for new members and existing members who would like to borrow more than they can with a savers loan
- A loan for new and existing members.
- Interest is based on the amount you borrow
- No fees, early repayment charges or penalties
- Payments made by standing order
To be eligible to apply for a Starter Loan, we ask that you:
- have sufficient disposable income
- have a good credit history: verification of identity and address, no CCJs or IVAs in the last 3 years, no bad or defaulted debts in the last 2 years and not an undischarged bankrupt
- have a good record of paying back previous loans
For loans over £2,500, we ask that you also:
- have a minimum household income of £18,000 mainly from employment or pension.
- have lived at your current address for at least 2 years
- have no adverse credit findings for at least 3 years
- are up-to-date with any existing or previous loans
- will repay installments by standing order (unless cash repayments on previous loans were made with no defaults).
Use the loan calculator below to get an estimate of how much interest you may pay (for illustration purposes only)Starter
If you are already a member Click here for details of the information you will need to supply and the application process.
If you are not already a member you need need to apply membership click here for the information you need.
We can lend up to £7,500 and the interest rate depends upon how much you borrow:
£100-£1,499: interest rate is 3%/month (42.6% APR)
£1,500-£2,499: interest rate is 2%/month (26.8% APR)
£2,500-£4,999: interest rate is 1.5%/month (19.56% APR)
£5,000-£7,500: interest rate is 1.25%/month (15% APR)