What is a personal loan?

A personal loan is an unsecured loan used to consolidate debt or pay for life’s big events. With a fixed rate and fixed term, personal loans can help save thousands of dollars by eliminating higher-interest debt. A Discover personal loan, which has no origination fees, may be an ideal solution for people with good credit and a strong financial history.

Why get a personal loan from Discover

  • $0 fees

    No loan origination fees. No fees of any kind as long as you pay on time.

  • Fixed rates from 6.99% to 24.99% APR

    Lock in your rate. Your monthly payment will never change.

  • Flexible repayment terms

    Choose your repayment plan from 36 to 84 months.

  • Loans up to $35,000

    Estimate a monthly payment with our personal loan calculator.

How it works

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    Get started online
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    Apply in minutes
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    Get a decision

See how Discoverís loan benefits compare1

Compare Discoverís loan benefits with others
Discover Personal Loans Lending Club Wells Fargo Prosper Funding
Origination fees $0 $6792 $0 $6692
Flexible payment plans up to 84 months to fit your budget Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Same-day decision in most cases Applicable Not Applicable Applicable Not Applicable
Directly deposited funds placed into any of your bank accounts Applicable Applicable Not Applicable Applicable
100% U.S.-based customer service Applicable Applicable Not Applicable Applicable
Return loan funds within 30 days and pay no interest Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
  • Comparison conducted by an independent research firm and based on data compiled in August 2016 from company websites, customer service agents, and consumer credit offers.
  • Origination fee estimates are based on average loan amount and average origination fee % listed in company filings (10-Q).

We’ve helped more than 1 million people reach their goals

Testimonials received from videos from actual customers who participated in the Discover Personal Loans Video Contest in 2015.

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