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Friendly Finance


  • Short-term loans up to R5,000
  • Low-interest starting from 60%
  • Repayment up to 6 months

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About Friendly Finance

Friendly Finance was formed to help South African consumers with all the information they need to make better financial decisions.

At Friendly Finance we give our customers a chance to compare hundreds of common consumer finance products, such as personal loans, car loans, short-term loans, and credit cards. We guide you until you get the perfect loan for your needs.

We use our experiences to improve our services

Friendly Finance has been around for many years. The experience we have acquired over the years made us have a thorough knowledge of the intricate nature of these products through the first-hand experience.

The Friendly Finance vision

We give our best when we help people because we want to become South Africa’s most trusted source of information on consumer finance. Friendly Finance consults directly with financial organizations to help so that they can gain a strong understanding of the needs of South African consumers. And consumers get access to a wide range of financial products that fit their needs better.

Dedicated to improving the life of South Africans

We are dedicated to helping people. We want South African people to stop being victims of online scams. And we will achieve it by making sure that our services are easily accessible to everyone.

What Friendly Finance can offer you

We work with registered credit providers. Who adheres to the rules and regulations of the National Credit Regulator.

We offer transparent services. And when you search for a loan at Friendly Finance, your data is 100% secured and we will only use it when we match you to the lender. We are secured, no one will have access to your information.

Short-term loan at Friendly Finance

A short-term loan is a small amount of a loan you take and repay over a short time. With Friendly Finance you can apply for a short-term loan of up to R10,000. A Short-term loan is easily accessible and does not require paperwork.

The required documents when you apply for a loan

Some credit providers do a credit check before granting you a loan and your credit score will influence your chances of being approved. Furthermore, before attempting to apply for a loan, you should ensure that you meet the basic requirements.

  • Before you apply, you should be over 18 years
  • We only give loans to South African citizens
  • Be permanently employed and own a valid bank account

Friendly Finance Short-term loans

  • Loan Type Short-term loans
  • Interest Rate from 60%
  • Loan Amount up to R5,000
  • Repayment 4 weeks to 6 months

Benefits of Friendly Finance

  • Lending is safe and secure
  • Short-term loans up to R5,000
  • Apply for a loan in 2 minutes

Short-term loans calculator


The interest rate of a loan will vary based on your credit score and risk profile.

This loan calculator is for illustration purposes only.
The use of this Online loan calculator is subject to our terms of use.

Apply for affordable short-term loans at Friendly Finance

At Friendly Finance we do everything entirely online.

Friendly Finance has a lot of quick loans to choose from, which are also easy to apply. You can apply for Friendly Finance loans online and get approved without standing in long ques.

What is the cost to apply at Friendly Finance

Applying at Friendly Finance is entirely free of charge. It does not cost a cent to click through to a financial provider's website. However, we are not responsible for the providers, so please check their website for more details.

Tips for finding the perfect lender

  • Lending Criteria- it is a set of criteria made by credit providers that you should meet when you apply for a loan.
  • Check the fees- calculate the interest rates, monthly fees to make sure the total cost of the loan is affordable.
  • Look for the license number- make sure the credit provider you choose is registered.
  • Look for a secure website- when you visit a lenders website, it should be secured to protect the details that you provide during the application process.

How to apply for a loan at Friendly Finance

The Friendly Finance application form is simple and fast. And 95% of all the customers that applied for a loan through us have been funded the same day. You apply for a loan by visiting our website and fill in the form. After you have submitted your application, we will match it to the perfect lender, and you start dealing with the lender directly.

You can get hold of Friendly Finance by visiting our website or call us. However, we are only available on calls on weekdays.

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

October 2019

When you need a service provider with a quick turnaround, Friendly Finance is the only comparison site that will help you get one.

Wayne T
— Pretoria —

September 2019

Friendly Finance helped find a loan with low-interest rates

Terri R
— Secunda —

Friendly Finance Contact Details

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Physical Address

  • Corner Wale Street and Burg Street 7th Floor, Mandela Rhodes Place Cape Town Western Cape 8000 South Africa
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Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:00 – 17:30
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 17:30
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 17:30
  • Thursday 08:00 – 17:30
  • Friday 08:00 – 17:30
  • Saturday – Closed
  • Sunday – Closed