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 (2017)

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

LendingPoint vs Avant: Which Personal Lender Has the Edge?

LendingPoint and Avant are both online lenders specializing in unsecured personal loans, but how do you know which lender is best? Read our... Read More

SoFi vs Avant: Which Personal Lender Should You Choose?

SoFi and Avant both offer unsecured personal loans, but how do their terms differ? Read our comparison review of the two lenders to find... Read More

OneMain Financial vs LendingClub: Which Lender Fits Your Needs?

Trying to decide which lender best fits your needs? Read our review of the pros and cons of both lenders, and figure out which one is right... Read More

OneMain Financial vs Prosper: Which Personal Loan is Right for You?

Trying to decide whether to apply for a personal loan from OneMain Financial or Prosper? Click to find out more about each lender and when... Read More

OneMain Financial vs. Avant: Which Personal Loan is a Better Fit for You?

Trying to decide between a personal loan from OneMain Financial or Avant? Click to read our analysis of each lender, including when to pick... Read More

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

Trying to decide between a personal loan from Peerform or Avant? Click to read our comparison of the two lenders, including which... Read More

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 the... 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 when... Read More

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

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

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