In 2017, USA TODAY ranked South Jordan as one of America’s 50 Best Cities to Live In. South Jordan is also among the best small cities for small businesses, partly due to the strategic decisions made over the last few decades to build a business-friendly community.

The city features several notable attractions, including the Barrick Mining Museum, Museum of Church History and Art, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Children’s Museum of Utah, and Old Deseret Village. It also has numerous recreational sites, including the Wasatch Mountain State Park, Jordanelle State Park, Deer Creek State Park, and Rockport State Park.

South Jordan currently has a population of roughly 74,149 people, which is a 46.9% increase from the 50,473 people it had on April 1st, 2010. The residents earn a median household income of $99,856, with only 2.9% of the population living in poverty. The median gross rent in South Jordan is $1,405, and the median monthly cost for homeowners is $1,896 (including mortgage payments).

To help cope with the cost of living in South Jordan, residents may occasionally need financial assistance, which they can get through favorable personal loans.

What are South Jordan Personal Loans?

A personal loan is a form of financing offered by banks, credit unions, or online lenders, to fund multiple uses, like medical emergencies or unexpected bills. The loan may be secured (backed by collateral) or unsecured (not backed by collateral).

The requirements to qualify for a personal loan vary from lender to lender, but here are some of the basic eligibility criteria.

Age of applicant: Lenders typically require applicants to be 18 years of age or older because individuals under 18 don’t have the legal capacity to enter into a lending contract by themselves. Some lenders may consider applications from borrowers under 18 years if they have a guarantor who is over 18. A guarantor is a creditworthy person who agrees to pay the loan if the original borrower is unable. 

Minimum annual income: Not all lenders have a minimum annual income requirement. However, your income can influence the loan amount offered by lenders since it can affect your ability to repay your loan.

Your debt-to-income ratio (a measure of your monthly debt versus your gross monthly income) is a key factor here. If you have a low ratio, you will likely have sufficient disposable income to comfortably repay your loan.

Resident status: Your state of residence can influence which lenders you can access. The law requires lenders to have specific licenses in each state to offer personal loans; therefore, you can only access funding from lenders licensed to operate within your state of residence.

Employment status/income history: Salaried professionals who regularly receive deposited income into checking accounts show lenders that they will likely be able to repay their loans. This also applies to self-employed individuals, temporary workers, contract workers, and businessmen.

Personal Loan Benefits

Personal loans offer multiple benefits that can help borrowers comfortably repay loans. These benefits may vary from one lender to another or depending on the specific loan terms you receive.

Here are several key benefits:

Long repayment periods: You can receive a long repayment period lasting from one to five years or longer. Some lenders also offer the option to renegotiate your loan terms, so you can have a longer repayment period. A longer term will provide you with lower monthly payments, which will help you to meet your obligations without exceeding your monthly budget.

Consumer credit protection: Various laws, acts, and regulations exist to protect consumers seeking credit, such as personal loans. These protection mechanisms help ensure your:

  • Right to safety when using the consumer credit products you purchase. This is enforced by the Consumer Protection Safety Commission, which regulates the testing of products and creating standards and warning labels.
  • Right to information so you can make safer decisions. This requires lenders to provide accurate and truthful information in advertising.
  • Right to choose between alternative products. Featured in antitrust and unfair competition laws.
  • Right to be heard by the government when you have a complaint and that the government will act on it. You can submit complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, U.S. Attorney General, the Better Business Bureau, or Federal Trade Commission.

No limitation of use: Unlike loans such as equipment financing and auto loans, a personal loan doesn’t have any limitations on use, as long as it’s legal. You can use the money for multiple purposes, including:

  • Debt management and consolidation
  • Covering unexpected medical bills
  • Paying for moving expenses
  • Buying a car, boat, or RV
  • Paying off taxes
  • Investing in your business
  • Paying for veterinary bills or other pet care needs

Why Should You Choose CreditNinja?

CreditNinja seeks to provide reliable financial help to borrowers of different income levels and varying credit scores. We offer highly accessible services through an online platform that borrowers can use even at home. You can apply for loans made or arranged by CreditNinja in South Jordan 24 hours a day, seven days a week.¹

Our personal loan application process takes just a few minutes. If you meet the eligibility requirements and can provide the necessary information, you can start filling out the online application today.¹

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References
  1. https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/nation-now/2017/10/13/most-liveable-americas-50-best-cities-live/761013001/
  2. https://www.southjordanjournal.com/2019/05/30/200798/south-jordan-the-fourth-best-small-city-in-nation-for-small-biz-three-other-utah-cities-in-top-10
  3. https://www.citytowninfo.com/places/utah/south-jordan
  4. https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/southjordancityutah/INC110217
  5. https://www.bankrate.com/loans/personal-loans/rates/
  6. https://www.debt.org/credit/your-consumer-rights/protection-act/