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Can I pay off a loan early?
Yes, you can pay off a loan early if you want. Doing so will save you paying interest for the full term, but will usually mean being charged a fee. To find out exactly how much you will need to pay to repay your loan in full, you鈥檒l have to ask your lender for an early settlement amount. This will show you:
What is the penalty for repaying a loan early?
Early repayment (or resettlement) is where you clear your debt before you鈥檙e legally obliged to. Many banks and lenders charge penalties for repaying loans early. There鈥檚 no standard figure, but the average is approximately the equivalent of 1-2 months鈥?interest.
How do I get an early settlement amount for a loan?
Contact your lender 鈥?get in touch with your lender and request an 鈥榚arly settlement amount鈥?for your loan. Your lender will then give you a figure to pay and 28 days to pay it. You don鈥檛 have to complete payment if you don鈥檛 want to, you would just have to request the amount again if you missed the 28-day payment window.
How much can you save by paying back your loan early?
The amount you can save from paying back your loan early will depend upon the size of your original loan, the interest rate on the loan, and the length of time left on the loan term. For example, if you have few repayments left to make and a low interest rate then you probably won鈥檛 save too much.