If you have bad credit it would seem like an impossible task to get a loan. This is not necessarily true, even with bad credit it can be possible to get loans up to $10,000. The main reason that you are unable to get a loan with bad credit is that the lender does not want to take the risk of losing his money by lending it to someone with a bad credit history.
There are a few ways that you can get a lender to make that loan to you. You have to increase his confidence that he will not only be repaid the interest, but also the principal sum.
A lender will be more willing to give you a loan if you offer him some form of collateral. If the lender finds that the money that he lends you is completely covered by the security you offer him against that loan, he will be more likely to give you the loan.
You can also get a loan with bad credit if you can get someone with good credit to be a co signer to that loan. A cosigner by signing on to the loan document agrees to repay the lender the full amount of the loan along with the interest if you fail to make the payments. The co signer though along with good credit may have to prove to the lender that he has a source of income which will cover the monthly payments.
The Third way of getting a loan is by trying for smaller loans which normally do not require credit checks. The only problem with such loans is that you would be paying a much higher interest than if you had a secured loan. Though bad credit is a deterrent for lenders to give you a loan, if you approach the lender with enough proof that he would not risk losing his money, it is possible for you to obtain that loan.