With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on the US economy and millions continuing to file for unemployment, many people are finding themselves tight on money. Nobody wants to be in this situation, but if you’re strapped for cash, you might consider applying for a personal loan to cover your expenses.
But what exactly is a personal loan? How does it differ from a mortgage or a credit card? Is now a good time to get a personal loan, and what’s the best way to go about it? CNN Underscored has the answers to all your questions about personal loans to help you decide if getting one is right for you.
What is a personal loan?
A personal loan is a type of debt where, typically, a person receives a