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.

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 Monthly Mortgage Payments

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Loan Articles

Best Egg vs. Payoff: Which Personal Loan is Right for You?

Trying to decide between a personal loan from Best Egg or Payoff? Take a look at our guide where we break down the differences between... Read More

Peerform vs. Prosper: Which Personal Loan is Right for You?

Trying to decide whether to get a personal loan from Peerform or Prosper? Find out more about how the two companies compare, including... Read More

Lending Club vs. Marcus: Which Personal Loan is Right for You?

Trying to decide whether to get a personal loan from Lending Club or Marcus? Read our guide about how these lenders compare and which... Read More

LightStream vs. SoFi: Which Personal Loan is Right for You?

Stuck deciding between LightStream and SoFi for a personal loan? Click to read our analysis of the two lenders to see which one is a... Read More

Best Egg vs. Upstart: Which Personal Loan is Right for You?

Trying to decide between Best Egg and Upstart for a personal loan? Read our analysis of the two lenders and see which one is a better fit... Read More

Best Personal Loans for Borrowers with Good Credit

For borrowers with good credit, which is any FICO score from 680 to 850, getting approved for a personal loan may be easy. Read our... Read More

Best Online Personal Loans in 2017

Looking for a personal loan online? Click to read our analysis of the best online personal loans available in 2017. Read More

Average Auto Loan Interest Rates: 2017 Facts & Figures

We break down statistics regarding average auto loan rates in America, carving the data up term length, credit scores and other facts. We... Read More

Best Unsecured Personal Loans for 2017

To help you find the best unsecured personal loan, we evaluated over 50 different lenders. Click to take a look at our top picks for all... Read More

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