Closed-End Credit Loans

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Closed-end credit loans are loans that offer a fixed amount of money to be paid back with interest and fees in an agreed-upon time frame. Interest on closed-end credit loans offer a wide range of dollar amounts that can be loaned, as well as short-term or long-term loans. 

Short-term loans are generally offered for a span of fewer than six months. On the other hand, long-term loans generally are more than six months and can last up to thirty years, such as a home mortgage loan.

Closed-end credit loans are very common and widespread throughout the world. As stated above, home mortgages and auto loans are common examples of long-term closed-end credit loans. Installment loans, payday loans, signature loans, and personal loans are common examples and phrases for short-term closed-end credit loans. Extensions on all such loans are sometimes permitted but come with more fees. These are especially common with payday loans.

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