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Short-term loans in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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When money is tight and bills are due, you may decide that you needs a short-term loan. Just be sure you know the laws and regulations before you sign a contract.

What laws do lenders in Colorado Springs need to follow?

All lenders in Colorado Springs are required to abide by Colorado law. This means they can lend up to $500 for terms of six months or more. Although short-term lending is legal, APR is capped at 45%, meaning the amount you’ll have to pay is lower than in other states. Unfortunately, this also means that lenders are less likely to offer short-term loans, so you’ll have to shop around more and compare rates to make sure you’re getting the best deal possible.

If you want to learn more about short-term loans in Colorado, you can read our page here

How much you'll have to pay for a short-term loan

Unlike many other states, Colorado caps the annual percentage rate (APR) at 45%. It might seem high, but compared to the fact that other payday loans have APRs in the hundreds, it’s relatively cheap to borrow a short-term loan in Colorado. For residents of Colorado Springs, this means you won’t be paying much extra for a small loan.

In addition, you won’t have to repay it all in one go. If you find the right lender, you may be able to get a contract that states you have months, not weeks, to pay off your debt. More time means you might have to pay more, but you also won’t be forced to pay back hundreds of dollars by your next payday.

It’s all about reading your contract and finding out what works for you.

Compare short-term loans

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Name Product Filter Values Loan amount Turnaround time Requirements
OppLoans Installment Loans
$500 - $5,000
1 business day
Direct deposit, meet minimum income requirements, live in eligible state
Comes with the option to change your due date so you won’t fall behind on repayments.
 Check Into Cash Installment Loans
$100 - $3,000
1 to 2 business days
Bank account, email address, phone number, US citizen or permanent resident, ages 21+, $3,500 minimum income in California
Borrow money with lower payments and more time to pay than a traditional payday loan.
Pheabs installment loan connection service
$100 - $35,000
As soon as next business day
Fair credit accepted
Fast5kLoans Short-term Loans Connection Service
$100 - $35,000
As soon as the next business day
Regular source of income, verifiable bank account, US citizen, ages 18+
Get connected with multiple lenders you might qualify with — even if you have bad credit.
Monevo Installment Loans
$500 - $100,000
Varies by lender
Credit score of 500+, legal US resident, ages 18+
Quickly compare multiple online lenders with competitive rates depending on your credit.
$500 - $10,000
Depending on lender requirements, people from all 50 states may not be eligible for a personal loan.
With straightforward, simple qualifications, these loans offer easy approval for people with poor credit.
LendYou Short-term Loans
$100 - $15,000
Same business day to 1 business day
$1,000+ monthly income, direct deposit, US citizen or permanent resident, ages 18+
Get offers from potential lenders in minutes by filling out just one online form.

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Some short-term loan features you’ll want to consider

  • Monthly maintenance fee and renewal charges. Lenders are allowed to charge a fee of $7.50 per $100 (no more than $30 total) for each month a loan is outstanding. If you choose to renew your loan, a lender can’t charge more than 45% APR for the renewed amount.
  • Quick processing once approved. If you applying online, you’ll be able to get your money as soon as the next business day. If you decide to visit a storefront, the lender may be able to give you cash before you leave..
  • Bad credit is accepted. Most short-term lenders focus more on your current financial situation. As long as you meet other eligibility criteria, it’s likely that bad credit won’t impact an approval decision.

Abby can't afford her vet bill

Abby’s cat was injured and needed immediate treatment, but the pet insurance Abby had didn’t cover the entire cost. She had already depleted her savings the month before, and due to some missed payments in the past, Abby’s credit wasn’t great. Since she didn’t qualify for a personal loan, she opted for a short-term loan instead.

She applied for a loan of $200 at a storefront. The lender charged a $7.50 fee per $100 borrowed for every month the loan was outstanding. Her payments were broken up over a six-month period and were automatically debited from Abby’s account. All she had to worry about was making sure she had enough that she wouldn’t be assessed a non-sufficient funds fee.

Abby decided to pay the entire loan amount off by the end of the second month so she wouldn’t keep being charged the $7.50 fee. Now her cat is healthy and she doesn’t have to worry about the extra debt she had to take on to pay for her vet bill.

How to apply for a short-term loan in Colorado Springs

You’ll need to be at least 18 years old, a US citizen or permanent resident and have a steady source of income.

Lenders will ask for your personal information in order to confirm your identity and process your loan application.

  • Your name, address, email and phone number
  • Your date of birth, Social Security number and a state-issued ID
  • Your employer’s name, address and phone number
  • Your gross monthly income
  • Your checking account details

If you aren’t approved, why not consider some alternatives to short-term loans?

Short-term loans near you in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Where to go to find a short-term store in Colorado Springs

  • ACE Cash Express. Chelton Center, 2064 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916
  • Advance America. 1029 Academy Blvd N, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
  • Check Into Cash. 542 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910
  • Check Lenders of Colorado, LLC. 1138 E Fillmore St, Colorado Springs, CO 80907
  • Checkmate. 5746 Palmer Park Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80915
  • M S Paycheck, Inc. 19 N Circle Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
  • Mister Money. 211 E Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
  • Moneytree. 1508 Academy Blvd N, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
  • Pioneer Services Military Loans. 1803 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
  • Quik Cash. Erindale Center, 5617 Academy Blvd N, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

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