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

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 Small Business Loans for Minority Entrepreneurs

While minorities own 29% of all businesses in the U.S., they are more three times more likely to be declined for a loan than a non-minority... Read More

SBA 7(a) vs. 504 Loans: What's the Difference?

The Small Business Administration (SBA) backs a number of loan programs to help small businesses get access to the capital they need to... 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

Best Cash Flow Loans for Small Businesses

Need financing to cover cash flow gaps? Read more about what financing options exist and what else you can do to fix cash flow gaps. 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

Best Online Business Loans for 2019

If you can't get a traditional loan for your business, you may want to consider an online business loan. Click to read more about which... Read More

Best Short-Term Small Business Loans for 2019

Looking for a short-term business loan? We've reviewed alternative lenders to find short-term business loans, lines of credit, loans for... Read More