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How to get a loan if you have bad credit

Are you looking for a loan even though you have bad credit? Are you wondering what is ‘bad credit’ and why might you have it? We have all the answers here.

Thinking about getting a personal loan?

We’ll explain everything you need to know about personal loans and how to get the best loan rate for you.

How to get yourself the best rate on a loan

Looking to get a good deal on a loan? Get some tips on how to get the best loan rate for a personal loan. Find out where you might be able to make some savings and improve your chances of getting a loan for as cheap as possible.

How to get a car loan

Looking to get a car loan to spread the cost of your new set of wheels? Read on to find out how to make sure you get the best possible deal.

What is a short term loan and is it right for you?

If you’re looking to borrow money quickly, short term loan options might be tempting. But there’s a lot to know before you go down this road of borrowing – read our article to learn more.

How do we get your credit report? Everything you need to know about Equifax

ClearScore explains their relationship with their partner, Equifax.

The best apps for managing your money

ClearScore's best apps for managing your money

Choosing a credit card? Features you're forgetting to consider

Although most of us shop around for credit cards, we're forgetting to look at all the features of each card

Don’t get left off the electoral roll! Why it matters to your finances

800, 000 people slipped off the register when the law changed last year, and young people are most affected

Are you worried about debt? Help is at hand

ClearScore teams up with the Debt Advice Foundation to bring you step-by-step advice for dealing with debt worries

8 ways to get safe and stay safe online

ClearScore's 8 ways to get safe and stay safe online, and protect yourself against identity theft and fraud

Brits waste as much as a year’s salary on avoidable interest

ClearScore's Savings Calcuator shows you the savings you could make on the interest you're paying by improving your credit score.

How to protect your score as a student

It's never too early to think about your finances, especially as you're starting to manage your finances independently for the first time

Checking your credit report does not affect your score

Know your hard check from a soft check, and understand which one to watch out for.

Utility bills could now affect your credit score

Keeping on top of all your payments is important, whether it's a credit card or a water bill.

How does borrowing together affect your finances?

Understand how joint credit can affect your finances now and in the future.