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LendUp is a trusted personal loans company here to provide you with a quick, hassle-free alternative to payday loans. We offer short-term loans that deposit directly into your bank account, no waiting in line at a store. We're here 24/7, ready to receive your application. You can apply in as little as five minutes and, if you’re approved, have money in your account within one business day.

One of the benefits of using LendUp is our rewards system called the LendUp Ladder (where available). With the LendUp Ladder, if you repay your loan in full and on time, you’ll earn points that could lead to larger loans at lower interest rates. You can also earn extra points by taking our free credit education courses online.

What makes our online loans fast?

Five minutes — that's how fast you can complete our online loan application. We offer loans up to $250, although it could be as high as $500 depending on what state you’re applying in, see Rates & Terms for details. We do not require a traditional credit check with major credit bureaus or a specific credit score. You also don't need to come in person, talk to a bank teller.

Here are some of the many advantages of our loans:

Secure and Private

  • Our online system is safe and secure. We provide bank-level security with 128-bit verified encryption.

  • We do not sell customer information.


  • Our loans have no hidden fees.

  • We have no rollovers and no debt traps.

  • We have clear credit terms and conditions.


  • All the information you need is at your fingertips on your smartphone or browser. Use your customized dashboard to find your loan amount, interest rate, extensions, notifications and other details.

  • Our US-based customer service team is prepared to answer your questions.

  • You can repay the loan by transferring money from the same checking account used for your loan deposit.


  • We offer free credit education courses online. You can watch these on your schedule to earn LendUp Ladder (availability varies by state) points.

  • As you build a good history with us, you may qualify for higher loan amounts at lower interest rates (where available). In some states, the upper levels of the Ladder offer credit-reporting loans.


  • You select your loan amount and repayment date.

Needs for a fast online loan?

You can use a LendUp Loan to pay bills, buy groceries or cover emergency expenses — anything for which you’d normally use cash.

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