There comes a time in one's life when you will need a sum of money that you have not prepared for. It doesn't have to be something dire, sometimes, circumstances just arise and things have to happen at once. It can be difficult if you are an individual receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and you wish to get extra help. Good thing, there are ways to get help despite a fixed and fluid income. There are payday loan centers that give out assistance and support even to those who are already receiving help from the SSI. Below are ways to get that loan you need.
- Ask around, look around. Everything becomes easier if you read up on it first. Once you get all the information you need, it will be easier getting what you want. In this case, look around for payday loan companies that are willing to give out cash advances as extra assistance to those who already have SSI. You may ask your friends, colleagues and other contacts for this. If you prefer to keep this a private matter, you can research online. There are a lot of agencies that provide this, and it should not be too hard looking for them online. Just make sure that you check the validity of such companies so you know that you are dealing with the real thing.
- Apply for a loan. Once you have chosen an agency that you feel can answer your needs, you can now begin applying for a loan. You need to fill an application form to start the application process. You should be able to fill this up accurately and concisely, to prevent any complications that could delay the progress of your application. Usually, application forms will require that you provide them with your Social Security number, your total annual income, and outstanding debts you may have. These are procedural checks that allow the company to look into your credit standing and character.
- Attend the interview. Most often than not, you will be asked to attend an interview, to further look into your background. When you do, make sure that you dress professionally. Make sure that your appearance is neat, and respectable. But don't overdo it. These people can sense fakery a mile away, so just be sure to come there in presentable attire and they will see your intent. During the interview, answer as politely and concisely as you can. Be matter of fact and honest. If you are not doing any shady dealings, this will come naturally for you.
- Present proof. You will then be asked to present proof of your SSI income. The company will then analyze all data that they have collated from you, and will determine how much help they can provide. Usually, assistance could amount to as much as what you receive per paycheck.
Now that you have accomplished all requirements, all you have to do is
wait. If you are approved for the loan, check first if you will be able
to pay for it when the time comes. Check for interest rates and make
sure that it will not take a big chunk out of your budget and leave you
in deeper debt. Make sure that you are clear-headed when you make the
choice, and don't make any hasty conclusions. When it comes to financial
dealings, it pays to take your time.