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.

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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Loan Articles

The Best Small Business Startup Loans for Entrepreneurs

We outline the best business startup loans and financing available to get your new venture up, running and making money. Read More

How to Get a Commercial Real Estate Loan: What Do Lenders Consider?

Purchasing property is one of the biggest investments a small business can undertake. Read our guide on what to expect when applying for a... Read More

Best Places to Get Secured Personal Loans

Most personal loans are unsecured, but you can find secured personal loans at banks, credit unions and even some online lenders. Read more... Read More

Debt Consolidation Loan Rates Vary by Credit Score, Loan Term

Debt consolidation loans are used to simplify payments and reduce outstanding debt. Did you know that the average debt consolidation loan... Read More

Average Commercial Real Estate Loan Rates

Currently, the average commercial real estate loan interest rate ranges from approximately 4% to 5%. Find out more about what the average... Read More

Buying vs Leasing Commercial Real Estate: Pros and Cons of Each

Knowing whether to buy a property or lease it can be a tough decision for small business owners. Read our guide to see the advantages and... Read More

The Fed Reveals a Direct Link Between Student Loan Debt and a Decline in Homeownership

Student debt is responsible for nearly 20% of the decline in homeownership among young adults. Read More

Small-Biz Talks: Simplifying Credit Card Processing with VizyPay

It's no secret that credit card processing is one of the most complex processes a small-business owner will run into. Thankfully, there are... Read More

Average Small Business Loan Amount: Across Banks and Alternative Lenders

The average loan extended to U.S. businesses was $663,000. Click to read how we got those numbers and about other factors that affect the... Read More