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

Best Equipment Loans and Financing for Small Businesses in 2021

Whether you own a bakery and are purchasing a commercial oven or are a dentist and need to purchase new dental chairs, you may need to take... Read More

Rapid Finance Business Loan Review

Rapid Finance, formerly RapidAdvance, offers several financing options for small business owners with low personal credit but consistent... 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

SBA Disaster Loans: What You Need to Know

If you've been affected by a declared disaster, you may be eligible to apply for a disaster loan from the SBA. Click to read more about... Read More

Best Commercial Real Estate Loans and Mortgages for Small Businesses in 2021

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

OneMain Financial Personal Loan Review: Online and Traditional Lending for Poor Credit

If you have poor to fair credit, OneMain Financial can be a good choice for a personal loan. Click to read more about the products offered... Read More

Best Bad Credit Business Loans for 2021

For small businesses or startups with bad credit, getting funds can be a challenge. Click to find out what the best small business loans... Read More

What Is a CD Loan?

A CD loan allows you to borrow against your own savings. Find out how a CD loan can help access fast cash or build credit. Read More

Shop Personal Loans for Good Credit Borrowers

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