Read the Terms People . . .

Honestly, do people seriously NOT read the terms for this type of loan??? While taking out this type of loan is not an ideal situation, it will work if you are simply running short and need extra cash to get you to the next paycheck . . . emergency expenses, etc. I just took out a $400 loan which will cost me an extra $120 when I pay it back in full on my next pay day. The $120 interest fee is expensive, but worth it. Of course, in reviewing the terms of my loan, I could take six months or more to pay back my loan and pay back thousands of dollars . . . NOT. PLEASE take the time to understand what you are signing up for or you will be paying back a ridiculous amount of money.
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American Web Loan is a paying client of Opinion Corp and utilizes its services to proactively identify and correct customer service issues.

ID
#469225 Review #469225 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Service
American Web Loan Loan
American Web Loan's reply to:

Took out a loan for 440.00

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ID
#468167 Review #468167 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan
Loss
$1000

I lost my job in 2011., and was out of work for 6mo. I had to take out a loan to help with rent and bills.

These people took so many payments out of me I had to close my account., I assumed It was enough to pay them off three times over. Now almost 3yrs. later a company called United is saying they represent awl and want 880.00 from me saying I defaulted and they will serve me with papers to take me to court if I don't pay!! They won't email me with an offer to settle, yet they will take my c/c info, my home address, my work place info though no problem and will email me saying they are paid in full after I give them money!!!

These people are jerks., do they think I am just willing to give someone my hard earned money and don't even know who they are???, NO!!!

In times of trouble awl did not help in the long run. What should I do??

American Web Loan's reply to:

$900 loan = $4400

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ID
#461051 Review #461051 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan
Loss
$1200

This organization should be investigated for unfair practices for gouging consumers who are down and out. I am so disgusted by everything I continue to read about American Web Loan. Why can't all states make this illegal to make contracts with people who are desperate for 7700% interest. This is no exaggeration! The federal government needs to step in and shut them down!!!

BUYER BEWARE, BUYER BEWARE, BUYER BEWARE

DO NOT DO BUSINESS WITH AMERICAN WEB LOANS. THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU NEEDS TO SHUT THEM DOWN.

AMERICAN WEB LOANS SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF THIS HORRIBLE GOUGING OF AMERICANS. SHUT THEM DOWN AMERICA.

3 comments
#812877

I really wish this company would be shut down!! Their interest rates are absolutely ridiculous!!!

They make NO effort to explain how you'll be paying interest ONLY for the most part. Yeah, I know..."read the Terms in advance", but whatever! I thought I was doing great by paying an extra $100 to $200 more than the minimum ON TIME, but NO! In ONE month, I've paid $600 on a $600 loan and STILL owe $421.

Are you KIDDING me?!?! American Web Loan is the WORST payday loan company ever!

#768940

i've had no problem make a payment your interest goes down everytime. if your like me had a credit issue they were great!

#910995
@PissedConsumer768940

You anonymous person you probably work for this AWl company.

oh seems like you like giving away your money REALLY!

AWL is a JOKE! they live to scam people

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American Web Loan's reply to:

SCAMMERS!!!!

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ID
#455913 Review #455913 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan
Loss
$1200

Borrowed $600 and was told I would pay $180 every two weeks with $80 of that towards principal until paid off. I have been paying $180 every 2 weeks for THREE MONTHS NOW AND NOTHING HAS BEEN APPLIED TO THE PRINCIPAL.

I finally put a stop payment with my bank and have not been charged anymore by them but continue to get calls and emails in regards to my "outstanding balance" even after speaking with them on numerous times in regards to their lies about payment. They continue to call me at my place of business even though I have also told them they are not allowed to call that number.

These people are SCAMMERS!! DO NOT GET A LOAN FROM THEM!!!!

1 comment
#753668

how long has this been

American Web Loan's reply to:

AWL are aweful!

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ID
#454231 Review #454231 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan
Loss
$900

Husband took out a loan for 600 and was paying 180 every two weeks until we found out it was not going towards our principal amount. So we call and asked for our contract which they forward to us and on the contracts it says 120 every 2 weeks and for 400 dollars.

One week they pulled 360 out of our account. So we did a stop payment and canceled out account.

They called my husband asking to settle for 400 but they already took 900 plus from us so they can kiss my ***. Be smart and just cancel your account.

2 comments
#753670

yes do they wont let me login into the account so I can cancel it... so I did a stop payment whats goin to happen if we dont pay

#738870

I took out a 400 dollar loan 6 months ago. They are still taking 120 out of my account biweekly.

Think it's time to get my attorney involved. These people are running a huge scam

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American Web Loan's reply to:

A complete RIP OFF! this company should be banned!

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ID
#453431 Review #453431 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan
Loss
$400

NEVER AGAIN! My boyfriend & I took out a $600 loan from AWL.

They are taking out $180 every two weeks from his check. We called about a week ago to ask them what the pay off amount would be & the extremely pushy rep told us it was $600 ON TOP of the two payments of $180 we already paid. THEN said there was an interest pay off of $200 something. RIDICULOUS!

This company shouldn't be allowed to do this. As a matter of fact, this is illegal. They pretty much have a 130% interest rate which doesn't even sound logical. Their customer service is absolutely obsurd.

HORRIBLE PLACE! Do NOT even think about taking a loan out from this company!!!!!!!!

2 comments
#737809

You got lucky! They are charging me 794.36% interest on my loan of $1,000.00 :cry $4,900.00 to settle my account to their satisfaction.

#731276

Did you read the conditions and amortization schedule before you took the money?

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American Web Loan's reply to:

DO NOT GET A LOAN FROM THEM PLEASE !!!!!

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ID
#453087 Review #453087 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan
Loss
$500

DO NOT GET A LOAN FROM THIS HORRIBLE PLACE PLEASE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I BORROWED $500 IN JUNE 2013 THEY HAVE TAKEN $150 EVERY TWO WEEKS FOR 2 MONTHS I WENT TO CHECK MY BALANCE IT SAID $500 STILL REMAINING..... YOU PAY THIS MINIMUM BALANCE THATS GOES NOWHERE !!!

IT GOES INTO THEIR POCKETS !! YOU HAVE TO PAY THE MINIMIM PLUS THE AMOUNT OF YOUR LOAN SO THEY TAKE $150 AND YOU NEED TO PAY AN ADDITIONAL $150 SO YOUR BALANCE WILL GO DOWN !!!! SO IF I PAY $300 EVERY TWO WEEKS FOR 2 MONTHS MY LOAN WILL BE PAID OFF . NO ONE EVER TOLD ME.

THEY SAY WE "WE RECOMMEND " YOU MORE THAN YOUR MINIMUM BALANCE. YEA I BET YOU DO. .. THEY SAY I OWE $800 EVEN THOUGH THEY HAVE TAKEN $600 FROM ME ALREADY...

THIS IS THE WORST PLACE EVER EVER EVER EVER !!!.... THEY CALL YOUR JOB LEAVE MESSAGES WITH OTHER PEOPLE. THEY WILL EMBARASS YOU...DEVIL WORKERS ! THE PEOPLE WORKING THEIR ALL WORK FOR THE DEVIL TO PREY ON THE WEAK AND THOSE IN NEED AND MESS US OVER.

THEY HAVE SETTLED WITH ME NOW FOR $500. I AM PAYING $1000 FOR A $500 LOAN. I WOULD HAVE PAID A LOT MORE. THEY ARE HORRRRIBLE.

CLOSE YOUR BANK ACCOUNT AND GET A NEW ONE BEFORE THEY CAN WITHDRAW TO AVOID OVERDRAFT. BUT AT LEAST STALL THEM.

BUT THEY ARE CRAZY THEY WILL CALL EVERYTHING EVERYBODY SEVERAL TIMES A DAY ANYTIME NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS. MOST HORRIFIC EXPERINCE IN MY LIFE.

American Web Loan's reply to:

American web loan should be shut down

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ID
#449536 Review #449536 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan

I was told on a $600 loan I would have to pay back $780. I had an emergency and needed the money the next day by 2 p.m.

I was told I could pay an extra fee to get it wired overnight. I got the money the next day at 4:30 p.m. I went online and I should have done this first but I read horrible reviews for this company and one review said to review your contract, well I didn't get a contract so I had to email customer service to get it. On this $600 loan, I was told that I could pay the loan off in full in two weeks, which I couldn't, or pay it of in three payments at $960.

Really, on a $600 loan, I could have went down the street and got that loan for far less but it was an emergency and I needed the money when the place was closed and I didn't even get the wire on time.

You have three options to pay it back, in full, pre-pay, the three bi weekly payments I chose, or their scheduled payments which came out to be, $2940. AWL go to ***.

American Web Loan's reply to:

False Application

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ID
#444705 Review #444705 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan

This company continues to contact me even I did not apply for a loan through any company and these people keep calling and emailing me. When I returned the call they wanted my SSN and when I wouldn't give it to them they said they couldn't identify me to by my name or phone number that they were calling.

They will not leave me alone. The Customer Care Rep said that I have to wait for them to call me back. I responded to the email they sent and havent' gotten any response back.

I think it is nonsense that they continue to contact me and harass me to take their loan. As if I will eventually say oh ok...you want to give me money....

1 comment
#713052

A big scammmmm,,,,,

American Web Loan's reply to:

Paying loan but noe ever goes towards principle

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ID
#440652 Review #440652 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan
Loss
$600

i took out a loan in June 2013 I have been paying 120.00 every two weeks none has gone towards the principle they never told me this. what a very bad company they are just taking my money this compny sucks i will never get this paid off they tricked me they said that part of the payment would go tolds the principle i want this company to be out of business they cant do this it illegal what can we do since i still owe them what a fraud there has to be something someone can do to close them down

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#812885

This is the issue I have with them. They NEVER tell you that the payments are going toward interest only.

They rely on the fact that people don't really read the terms and conditions thoroughly. That shouldn't even matter.

They need to mention what will happen if you make the minimum payments only. Highway robbery at its finest!

American Web Loan's reply to:

Terrible Company

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ID
#439716 Review #439716 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan

I borred $500.00 and to date have paid $1260.00 to American Web Loan. There are the biggest rip-off.

I ask to forward the contract and they have not. The loan ws make 12/17/2012, this is the amount paid back to date. When I call them and do ger a hold of them they are rude and very distastable.

When the loan was made they disclosed $150.00 would be paid per month, $60.00 of that about would be for principle and the rest would be interest. I thought this was high, but I was in a bad way.

American Web Loan's reply to:

For $400.00= $240.00 interested

Thank you for your feedback. We would like to speak with you about your concerns. Please contact us at feedback@americanwebloan.com at your earliest convenience.
ID
#435357 Review #435357 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan
New Reviewer

American web loan is really ripping people that are in need off, taken advantages of the needs of people and over charging them with this ridiculous interest rate,my principle were $240.00 and the loan was $400.00 I have not start paying the loan back yet because of the high interest rate, something need to be done to the loaders, stipulations and more rules need to apply for them, there is a low and rules for person loans, I believe this is robbery, there is nothing else I can call it, this company (AML) is stressing me out to the fullness.

American Web Loan's reply to:

Fraud with American Web Loan

Thank you for your feedback. We would like to speak with you about your concerns. Please contact us at feedback@americanwebloan.com at your earliest convenience.
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#432730 Review #432730 is a subjective opinion of poster.
New Reviewer

I got a message to call a number today with a claim number. I didn't know who or what it was about.

I call and give the claim number and this woman starts fussing with me and I almost cursed her out. She claimed that I took a loan out with AWL in 2011. I had never heard of them before but they knew my name and where I worked. She told me it went into my account and gave me the last 4 digits of the account number.

Needless to say she was wrong and insisted that I changed my account and that I was being charged with fraud... LMAO I hung the phone up and later I got a voicemail telling me that I had been served.

American Web Loan's reply to:

What a rip off company

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ID
#431768 Review #431768 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan
Loss
$180

I borrowed $600. The rep said there would be a $180 fee.

Well, I thought that was a little high, but accepted it. I tried to pay the loan back early but their website doesn't allow that. Then I tried to pay back on-time but was confused because I was seeing an extra $180 charge. I ended up calling them.

They actually wanted an extra $180 fee for paying the loan back on time. This I refused to do. I reported them to the Better Business Bureau and sent them an e-mail telling them, either they send me a PAID IN FULL statement or I would sue them.

Haven't heard back yet. I guess I'll be getting those abusive phone calls from their "Collection Agency"

American Web Loan's reply to:

Ms.S.Harris

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ID
#422757 Review #422757 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
American Web Loan Loan

I took out a loan and later see the interest rate is so high, I can barely feed my family. I had to close my bank account before we were homeless.

This company should be fined and ordered not to take advantage of those in a pinch. I understand charging interest but this is absolutely ridiculous on so many levels.

I am a hard working citizen who fell on hard times and was taken advantage of due to the hardship. I would never want someone else to be in the same situation and advise all reading to run away from online loans from this company.

5 comments
#736999

This company should be out of business it a rip off !!!!

#722228

This company should be put out of business. I wasn't even sent a contract but after I read these reviews I contacted the company to send me one and when I saw it, it was ridic.

I was told off top $180 on my loan.

I got this contract and they have a final payout of $2974 on a 600 loan. I said well I can pay the $780 of in a few weeks and they told me $980

#696770

The terms of their loans are unclear and misleading

#672024

Maybe if you would have read the terms of the loan before signing, you wouldn't be homeless.

#704803
@PissedConsumer672024

To the Person who commented to the person about reading terms of loan from American web loan, You have apparently never been in sever need of money. You have never been homeless either.

Don't be so be so clueless and kick people when there down. This is a company who preys on the down and out. They charge 5-10 times the intrest as the amount of the loan,if you are lucky.

The principle balance hasn't changed in the six months I've had the loan.So far I've paid 1,440 dollars on a $500.00 loan. I don't think that was in the contract I, haven't seen.

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