Loans

Loans are a vital part of your financial life, whether you're buying a home or car, paying for college or growing a small business.

What We Can Do for You

Our reviews and guides can help you with each stage of the loan application and repayment process, whether you're applying for a mortgage, personal loan or small business loan.

What types of loans are available?


We take a look at some of most common reasons people take out loans and what you can expect for each type of loan.


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LoanAvg. Interest Rate
30-yr Mortgage4.0-4.5%
Auto loan3.6-15.2%
Student loan3.7-6.3%
Personal loan10.3-32.0%
Small business loan2.2-66.5%

Loans 101

Before you apply for a loan, our guides can help explain what loans are, how they work and what you can expect throughout the application and repayment process.


Getting a Loan

Our guides will walk you through the process of applying for a loan, signing the loan agreement and repaying the loan.


Types of Loans

Loans can be used for almost anything from purchasing a house or car, to paying for school or expanding a business. Our guides explain the most common types of loans.

Average Loan Interest Rates: Car, Home, Student, Small Business, and Personal Loans

Here we'll cover the average loan interest rates for car, home, student, small business, and personal loans. Click to learn more about how...

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Loan Articles

How to Build Business Credit: Why It’s Important and What to Do

Some small business owners don’t realize their business can have its own credit profile. In fact, your business may have its own credit... Read More

9 Overlooked Small Business Tax Breaks

Are you taking advantage of all of the small business tax breaks you're entitled to claim? Here are a few common ones you might be... Read More

7 Employee Benefits That Are Actually Taxable Income

With more perks and benefits becoming standard (and with tax day coming up), it's important to know which perks are considered taxable... Read More

What is the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA)?

Unlike other payroll taxes that an employer withholds from employee wages, FUTA taxes are paid entirely by the employer. Read on for more... Read More

Home Office Deductions for Small Businesses

Small business owners who work out of their homes may be eligible for a home office deduction on their federal income taxes, as long as it’... Read More

S-Corp vs. C-Corp: What They Are and How They Differ

If you need to choose between establishing an S-Corp or C-Corp, click here for information on what they are and how the two differ. Read More

W2 vs. W4: What’s the Difference?

If you've had to apply to a new job recently, chances are you've heard about W-2's and W-4's. But what exactly are these documents? Click... Read More

What is a Disregarded Entity?

A disregarded entity is a limited liability company, or LLC, with one owner. It is not treated as a separate entity for income tax purposes... Read More

Debt Counseling: How to Find the Best Service for You

If you're struggling with tackling large amounts of debt, you should consider debt or credit counseling. While most debt counseling... Read More

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