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We offer loans for many different purposes to members who are at least 18 years of age. We exist to support our members, which means that we offer extremely competitive rates compared to doorstep lenders or pay day lenders. We also seek to provide a convenient and personal service for credit union members.
Our interest rates vary from 0.5% per month (6.2% APR) up to 3% per month (42.6% APR). Some doorstep lenders charge 272.2% APR or more, and you may pay far more than this at some online lenders. This makes a big difference to the money left in your pocket.
With Lewisham Plus Credit Union you can borrow small or large amounts over a period of usually one to three years but up to a maximum of five years, with no fees, no penalty for early repayment and free life insurance (within policy limits).
When deciding whether to approve a loan application our loan officers will consider your credit history and your ability to repay, as well as information we receive about your credit history from credit reference agencies. We will not lend more than a member can afford to repay.
Our loan officers may assist you in drawing up a simple budget as part of the loan application and ask to see proof of your income in order to check that the loan you are requesting makes sense for you and for the Credit Union. You can prepare a budget by using our Budget Planner tool.
There are several types of loan we offer:
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Lewisham Plus Credit Union Limited is a member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 and is Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm reference number 213588. Credit Union Registration Number 295C (IP00295C at Companies House).