Get funds fast for major expenses and more

Whether you're starting a family, starting a business or funding another major purchase consider a personal loan.


Financial Emergencies
Financial Emergencies

When savings aren't enough to cover the unexpected.

Medical Bills
Medical Bills

Pay for health care costs not covered by insurance.

Adoption and fertility
Adoption and Fertility Costs

Cover the cost of adoption or IVF treatments.

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Auto Repairs

Cover car repairs your auto insurance may not.

Small Business
Small Business

Cover expenses associated with your small business.

Pet Emergencies
Pet Emergencies

Pay for unexpected vet bills and medical costs for your pet.

A Discover personal loan offers flexible financing to fit your needs

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Choose the amount you need

Loans to $35,000 to cover unexpected or major expenses.

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Customize your loan terms
Decide how long you want to pay back your loans from 36 to 84 months.
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Get funds you need quickly
Unexpected expense? After acceptance, funds can be sent fast.

Loans to $35,000 to cover unexpected or major expenses.

Decide how long you want to pay back your loans from 36 to 84 months.
Unexpected expense? After acceptance, funds can be sent fast.

Want to see what your monthly payments could be? Check out our Personal Loan Calculator.

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Common questions about personal loan uses

Yes, you can take out one personal loan and use it in many ways. Because funds can be disbursed as a lump sum, how you use your personal loan is at your discretion.

Yes, a personal loan can help cover medical bills that your insurance may not. Many families face expenses that some insurance plans don't cover, like braces or extensive dental work. A personal loan can also help finance corrective or cosmetic surgeries that aren't covered by insurance.

While auto loans are common, they may not be the right solution for every vehicle purchase. You may want to consider a personal loan for alternative vehicle financing. If you're buying a motorcycle or RV, a personal loan can help you finance the purchase.

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More resources on loans, budgeting, and saving

Our Resource Center has helpful articles and tools to show all the ways to use a personal loan.