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A loan is a sum of money that has been advanced to an individual or an organisation where the lender expects the borrower to pay back the principal amount plus an interest at an agreed rate and over a predetermined period of time. There are various types of loans including fixed rate loans, variable rate loans, secured loans, unsecured loans, digital loans, short and long term loans. But why should you pay your loan on time? 

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Fulfil your contractual agreement

When the loan is being advanced, the lender and the borrower enter into a contract where all parties are expected to fulfil their duties. By failing to pay your loan on time, you are in contravention of this contract and the lender can take different legal measures to secure their money. These measures could include enlisting the services of debt collectors uk to collect the amount due. The lender may also decide to sue you which may result in unending legal battles that are not only expensive but also time consuming.

By violating your contractual agreement with any lender, you destroy your relationship with the lender and therefore, should you require their services in future, the lender may be reluctant to work with you. Besides, this reputation follows you across lenders and therefore, you will have such a hard time acquiring loan facilities in future. 

Improve your credit store

The amount of money advanced to you will be partly determined by your credit score. This credit score is a rating that depicts your likelihood of repaying a debt. The lower it is, the harder it is for you to get formal loans. Your credit score can only improve if you have been repaying your loans on time. Therefore, in order to be classified as a good borrower, you must develop the habit of paying your loans and fulfilling your other financial obligations within the stipulated period of time.

Employment opportunities

Your credit score and history have an effect on your employability in some markets. Most employers prefer working with people who have a good credit score since it shows their commitment to any contract entered into, their dependability and trustworthiness. Besides this, the company would like to know that should they need to advance you any loan, you will fulfil your obligations as stated.

Eliminate stress

When you have outstanding debt that you are not servicing accordingly, there is bound to be some level of stress associated with it. This is worsened by different measures taken by lenders to recover their money such as auctioning the collateral used, sending debt collectors UK your way, suing you, going after your guarantors and so on. Stress minimises your ability to function well and to enjoy life. It can also be a cause of mental and psychological issues when experienced for an extended period of time.

At one point in life, you will require a loan whether for personal or business purposes. If you have a history of repaying your loan on time, lenders will be excited to advance you even more than you asked for. However, should you be a problematic borrower, no lender will look your way.