Jargon Buster - Definition of Unsecured Loans

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Unsecured Loans

are loans that are not backed by collateral. Unsecured loans are only offered to borrowers with a good credit history and as they are quite a high risk to the lender, interest rates are usually higher. If an unsecured loan is not repaid, the lender cannot repossess the borrower's assets.

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