Loans at Enniscorthy Credit Union Limited
The two most important things about a loan are, being able to borrow the money and being able to repay it. At Enniscorthy Credit Union Limited we encourage you to manage your money carefully by structuring loans around your needs and your ability to repay. Establish a good savings record by saving regularly so we can see that you have the ability to repay.
At Enniscorthy Credit Union Limited we have 6 very attractive rates of interest.
- Standard Loan 12% (12.6% APR)
- Car Loan 6.9% (7.1% APR)
- Community Loan 5.25% (5.4% APR)
- Educational Loan 6% (6.2% APR)
- Home Loan 5% (5.12% APR)
- Large Home Improvement Loan 8.6% (8.95% APR)
- Secured Loan 4.83% (4.9% APR)
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- There are no hidden fees or transaction charges
- Our interest rates are fair and reasonable compared to others in the market
- Repayments are calculated on your reducing balance, so you pay less interest with each repayment
- Your credit union loan is insured - subject to terms and conditions - at no direct cost to you. Other lenders charge for this
- You can pay off your loan early, make additional lump sum repayments or increase your regular repayments, without a penalty. Other lenders may charge you extra for paying them back faster!
Our loan rate of 12%, 12.6%APR means you can borrow at a reasonable rate of credit compared to other financial providers – compare us to other financial service providers and you will see that you get a great deal at Enniscorthy Credit Union Ltd.
To begin, with you have to be a member of Enniscorthy Credit Union Limited. For more information on becoming a member please click here. For members, you can come in to any of our offices, call us or make an online loan application. We can then discuss your needs and proceed with your loan application.
Loans are subject to approval. Terms & Conditions apply
What we require:
1. Proof of Income
- Employed - 2 recent pay-slips
- Self-employed - Most recent set of accounts and latest tax returns/Notice of self-assessment
- Social Welfare – 2 recent payment receipts
- Retired – Proof of all pensions
- 3 Months bank statements (Most recent)
- Credit Card Statement
- Mortgage statement (if applicable)
3. Photo I.D.
- Drivers Licence
- Student Card
Please note: When applying for your first loan with us you will need to speak directly with one of our loans officers.
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* All figures given on this web site are for your general information only, and give a rough guide to loan repayments. Any statements on this web site do not purport to be authoritative or legally binding. You are advised to check with our offices for up-to-date rates and offers.
N.B. Large Home Improvement Loan's are only available for a duration of 5 - 10 years and for loans between €20,000 and €50,000
Whilst every care has been made in the production of this information, it is for illustrative purposes only and to give you an overview of the potential cost of borrowing at Enniscorthy Credit Union. It does not constitute a loan offer.
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Enniscorthy Credit Union Limited is a member of the Irish Credit Bureau. The latter (ICB-Irish Credit Bureau) is the principal credit reference agency in Ireland.
What is the Irish Credit Bureau?
The Irish Credit Bureau (ICB) is the principal credit reference agency in Ireland and was established in 1965 by a number of financial institutions. The objectives of the ICB are:
- To assist in lowering the cost of credit
- To enable faster decision making in the provision of credit
- Aid in the avoidance of over- indebtedness of its member’s customers
Over 40 financial institutions, mostly banks, building societies and finance companies are members of ICB. Credit Unions were granted membership in June 2004.
Why has the Credit Union joined ICB?
The Board of Directors has a responsibility under Credit Union and consumer credit legislation to safeguard the assets of the Credit Union and to ensure that members do not become over-indebted. This means minimising bad debts and other costs of credit and ensuring that as much information as possible is obtained to assess a member’s ability to repay a loan.
What information does ICB hold?
- Your name, date of birth and address
- The names of lenders and account number of loans you currently hold, or that were active within the last 5 years
- Repayments made or missed for each month of each loan
- The failure to clear off any loan
- Loans that were settled for less than you owed
- Legal actions your lender took against you
When you sign a mortgage or loan application, you will be asked to sign a Consent Form. This form gives the lender permission to seek information about your credit history from ICB and to send information about you to the ICB.
What type of lenders sends information to the ICB?
Lenders send information about borrowers who have mortgages, car loans, personal loans, credit cards, leasing and hire purchase agreements.
What information is available to the Credit Union from ICB?
Details of current borrowings and loans that have been repaid or closed in the last 5 years for all ICB members are shown in response to an ICB enquiry. Details include the loan amount, category and repayment history. The database also shows “footprints” of enquiries made by the ICB members in the previous 12 months.
What information is available to ICB from the Credit Union?
The Credit Union provides the same information to ICB and other ICB members. This does not extend to loans taken out or repayment histories prior to the credit union becoming a member of ICB. However, where a loan incorporates an existing loan (i.e. a top-up), the new balance is the figure disclosed to ICB. Confidentiality and disclosure of your personal information is subject to the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003 and the Credit Union act 1997.
Will ICB affect my ability to get a loan?
The main factor in determining whether a loan is granted is your borrowing and repayment history with the Credit Union. In common with other lenders, the Credit Union may request information about your income, employment status, living costs and existing loan repayments to help decide whether you can afford to repay a loan. An ICB enquiry is another source of information relevant to lending decision.
How do I see my credit history?
You can get a copy of your credit by completing and signing an application form which is sent to the ICB, with a fee of €6, payable by bank draft or postal order only. One form should be completed per person and contain a contact telephone number. Please check the ICB website at www.icb.ie for more details