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

Kabbage vs. Fundbox: Which Lender Is Better for Your Small Business?

Debating between getting small business financing from Kabbage and Fundbox? Click to read our expert analysis of the two companies and see... Read More

OnDeck vs. LendingClub: Which Lender Is Better for Your Small Business?

Stuck between OnDeck and LendingClub? Read our expert's take on the differences between the two lenders and which one is better for your... Read More

BlueVine vs. Fundbox: Which Lender Is Better for Your Small Business?

Deciding between BlueVine and Fundbox? Read our expert analysis and comparison of these two lenders to find out which one is best for your... Read More

OnDeck vs. Kabbage: Which Lender Is Better for Your Small Business?

If you’ve been wondering what the difference is between Kabbage and OnDeck, we’ve analyzed, compared and contrasted the two lenders. Find... Read More

Kabbage vs. BlueVine: Which Lender Is Better for Your Small Business?

If you’ve been considering a loan from Kabbage or BlueVine, but aren’t sure how to compare the two lenders, we have done the hard work for... Read More

OnDeck vs. Funding Circle: Which Lender Is Better for Your Small Business?

OnDeck and Funding Circle both have pros and cons for business owners looking to fund their companies. Click through to read our comparison... Read More

Kabbage vs. LendingClub: Which Lender Is Better for Your Small Business?

Small business owners now have more options than ever to get a business loan. For business owners thinking about getting an online business... Read More

30 of the Best Places to Find Small Business Grants

Grants can be a great way to get debt- and equity-free financing for your business. Find out more about the best places to find small... Read More

21 Small-Business Grants for Women

Even though women are opening small businesses are a rate faster than the national average, they have a harder time finding and getting... Read More