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General Needs

Up to $20,000

Find help to handle challenging financial needs or take advantage of special opportunities. A general needs loan could help you move into a new apartment, buy a second-hand car to commute to work, travel to Israel on an organized program, or cover the cost of something else that doesn’t fall into another loan category.

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