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Why Borrow with the Credit Union?

At Antrim Credit Union we are here to help and can provide loans to members at attractive terms.

So whether you are thinking of a dream holiday, a new car, or making some improvements to your home - whatever the reason, talk to us about your needs.

 

One of the main benefits of taking a loan with Antrim Credit Union is that the interest is calculated on a reducing balance, this means the faster you pay off your loan - the less interest you pay.

Check out our loan calculator for a loan that suits you.

Savings and Benefits of a Credit Union Loan
  • Very reasonable interest rates

  • Interest is only charged on the reducing loan balance – this means you only pay interest on what you owe

  • Loan Protection Insurance to eligible members

  • Easy repayment options by Standing order, Debit Card payments, Cheque and Cash payments.

  • No penalty if you make larger repayments than agreed, make additional lump sums, or you repay the loan early.

  • Repayment terms flexible to suit your personal circumstances. Repayments can be rescheduled if difficulties arise.

  • No hidden fees or transaction charges

  • Prompt personal attention from friendly staff

  • Easy application process and speedy decisions

How to Apply for a Loan

 

To qualify for a loan, you must first be a member of Antrim Credit Union. After becoming a member, you must save with us for 3 months/12 weeks. We can't offer exceptions to these requirements.

Applying for a loan is easy and quick decisions are made on loan applications. Members can apply for a loan in a variety of different ways;


Visit Office – Alternatively, you can visit our Credit Union office in Antrim or Randalstown.

To apply for a loan you need to provide the following documentation:
 

  • Your last 3 payslips

  • Bank Statements for the last 3 months

  • Utility bill dated within the last 3 months

How Are My Shares Affected?

When borrowing money from us, you are required to have a savings balance supported by regular deposits. This is required in order to ensure that collateral is in place against the balance of the loan. This means that your shares balance, up to and including the point where they match the balance of your loan, is inaccessible for withdrawal, until such times as the loan is paid down to less than the value of your shares.

 

You can always pay into your shares, however; just make sure your loan is paid up to date!

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