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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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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.

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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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Schedule C Instructions: How to Complete the 1040 Schedule C

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How to Get a Preapproved Personal Loan

Being preapproved for a personal loan means that you meet the initial requirements for a loan but it doesn't guarantee approval. Read to... Read More

What Is a Personal Loan Agreement?

A personal loan agreement is a contractual agreement between two parties detailing the specifics of a loan. Before you make or sign a... Read More

What Is a Benefit of Obtaining a Personal Loan?

There are many benefits to getting a personal loan, including getting money to use immediately for various purposes. Find out more about... Read More

Short-Term Personal Loans: What You Need to Know

Short-term personal loans are generally unsecured loans that are expected to be paid off within a year. Read to find out more about short-... Read More

5 Reasons to Consider Hiring Ex-Offenders at Your Small Business

Small business owners are responsible for the bulk of new job creation, but there’s a large candidate pool that tends to get overlooked.... Read More

ADP Payroll Review: What Is It and How Can It Help?

ADP is one of the most established brands in payroll services. Its one of the most comprehensive services small-business owners utilize to... Read More

Credit Repair: How It Works, How to Vet Companies and Do It Yourself

Credit repair companies can help you fix errors on your credit report and improve your credit score. However, there are many scams out... Read More

Cost of Debt: Why It's Important and How to Calculate It

Your cost of debt both pre- and post-tax is important to know, as it'll give an indication of how much external financing costs your... Read More