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.

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.

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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.

Loan
Avg. 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%

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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.

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

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Loan Articles

SBA Loans: What They Are and How to Get One

SBA loans are a popular choice for small businesses as they offer some of the most competitive terms and rates on the market. Click to read... Read More

Types of Small Business Loan Fees

When you apply for a business loan from a bank or alternative lender, it can be overwhelming to decipher all the different fees you may be... Read More

Best Small Business Loans for Women of 2022

Learn more about our analysis of the best places to get a small business loan for women in 2022. Read More

Small Business Grants: How to get funding in 2022

Grants are considered "free money" because they don’t typically need to be repaid. The federal government, state government and even... Read More

Best Unsecured Business Loans for 2022

Most traditional lenders (and even many alternative lenders) require collateral or a blanket lien on business assets from small business... Read More

What Are Current SBA Loan Rates in 2022?

Loans provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offer some of the best rates among all small business financing options.... Read More

Average Small Business Loan Interest Rates in 2022: Comparing Top Options

The average interest rate for small business loans will vary based on the type of loan product, the lender and your qualifications as a... Read More

Best Commercial Real Estate Loans and Mortgages for Small Businesses in 2022

Whether you’re looking to buy a new building or remodel an existing facility for your business, you may need to take out a loan to cover... Read More

What is the Best Business Line of Credit in 2022?

A business line of credit can be an excellent tool for a small business owner who's tired of dealing with cash flow issues. Here's how to... Read More

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