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Personal Loan to Pay Off Credit Card

You may be wondering, ‘can I use a personal loan to pay off a credit card’? The answer is yes—if you have a large credit card debt it may be worth considering taking out a personal loan to pay off your credit card. By doing this, you have the potential to save money by reducing your interest payments, as interest rates on personal loans are generally lower than your credit card rate.

Similar to taking out personal loans for debt consolidation, as well as saving you money, getting a personal loan to pay off a credit card can also make it easier to manage your debts by having one regular monthly payment, and a variable repayment period. Having a variable repayment period will make it easier to budget and you can see light at the end of the tunnel. Getting a personal loan to pay off your credit card can be a great way to simplify your finances.

Research for the most suitable lender

Everyone’s financial situation is different, so before applying for a personal loan to pay off a credit card, it is worth doing a personal loan comparison so you can weigh up your different options. From a variable rate personal loan or a variable rate personal loan, a secured or unsecured loan and short term loans or long term personal loans, there are many alternatives to consider when choosing the best loan for you. As well as banks, there are now several online credit providers, such as MoneyMe, who offer competitive rates for personal loans, so by shopping around you can find the best deal for you.

Offering some of the most competitive interest rates in Australia, MoneyMe’s easy loans start from a super low 6.95% per annum depending on your personal circumstances. MoneyMe is fully transparent with their rates so you’ll know upfront about the cost structure and any fees and charges.  Whether you need a $5,000 personal loan, a $20,000 personal loan, or a $30,000 personal loan, MoneyMe can help. We offer personal loans online of up to $50,000—and we do it fast.

Borrow money in line with your capacity to repay

It’s important to keep in mind though, that taking out a personal loan to pay off credit card debt is a way to try to make managing your finances better, so you don’t want to borrow more than you can comfortably afford to pay back. At MoneyMe, we pride ourselves on being a responsible lender. We want to make your life easier, not harder! You can use our free online personal loan calculator to help you work out how much the repayments, interest, and fees are likely to be depending on how much money you are borrowing and for how long. This will help you work out what’s affordable before going ahead.  

To apply for a personal loan to pay off credit card debt at MoneyMe, you need to be over 18, an Australian resident and employed in Australia. Other criteria we take into account to determine your loan eligibility include your income, your expected living costs, and your credit history.  Several factors will affect your credit scores such as how much money you’ve borrowed, whether you’ve made your past repayments on time, and the number of credit applications you have made. Everyone’s situation is different so we don’t automatically disqualify anyone who has a bad mark on their credit file. We always see to it that we look at the big picture. There will be some instances, such as if you have a poor credit history, are bankrupt, or are in a debt agreement where we won’t approve your personal loan. If your loan does get rejected, however, you are welcome to apply again in the future when your situation improves. We also like to reward our customers who make on-time payments, so if you build up a strong MoneyMe credit history, we can offer you lower costs in the future.

Quick, easy and all online

Once you’ve decided you want to take out a personal loan to pay off a credit card, you are ready to apply online. MoneyMe provides a quick and straightforward application process. You just need to let us know the amount of money you’d like to borrow, what your ideal repayment period is, and then let us know some personal information such as your bank account details and your email address. There is no longer any need to supply reams of paperwork. Our advanced technology platform means that once we have received your online application you’ll usually receive the decision about your same day loans in just a few minutes. And the good news is once your personal loan has been approved, you could have access to your money within an hour depending on who you bank with. It will take a bit longer if you apply outside business hours. 

If you have any questions about taking out a personal loan to pay off a credit card, our friendly support team can help you 7 days a week via phone, email, or online. If you are looking for quick loans with no hidden fees, MoneyMe is a great choice. Contact us today and see how we can help you to better manage your finances.

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Personal Loan to Pay Off Credit Card

Fast, fair and easy. Very happy customer. Happy to get another loan in the future from MONEYME.

Simple process, easy to follow application, quick response time and good support.

I was impressed with how easy and quick the application was. Very happy with their customer service, and the app is very convenient.


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Interest rate

9.20 %
to 25.20 %

Comparison rate*

10.58 %
to 26.58 %

Establishment fee
(Direct applications)

$395 for loans between $5,000 and $15,000

$495 for loans between $15,001 and $50,000

Monthly fee


Loan terms

Minimum 3 years

Maximum 5 years

Early exit fees


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