Sainsbury's Bank researched what personal loans are being used for.
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Personal loans are generally unsecured amounts offered to those with good credit at currently historically low interest rates. These loans are typically ranged between £1,000 and £25,000 and over a period up to 5 years. Rates are currently hovering around 4 percent for applicants with a good credit record.

Sainsbury's banking arm conducted some research into the use of these loans and the usual main reasons for applying for a loan came up, including:

  1. Vehicle purchase.
  2. Home renovation.
  3. Debt consolidation.
  4. Holidays.

However, some other unique reasons discovered were:

  1. Financing hair treatments.
  2. Hobbies such as building a steam engine.
  3. Purchasing collectables such as a vintage bus.


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