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

5 Types of Insurance Your Business (Probably) Needs

Your business began as a great idea, and has now proceeded to funding. Now, among other priorities, you need to insure the enterprise. Read More

How to Close a Business in the U.S.

The process of closing a business in the United States will vary based on the business entity but it will generally involve working with... Read More

Schedule C Instructions: How to Complete the 1040 Schedule C

Schedule C tax forms are required for all owners of sole proprietorships and single-member limited liability companies. In addition to the... Read More

How Does Student Loan Forgiveness Affect My Credit?

Student loan forgiveness will change your debt-to-income ratio but as long as you're paying your loans on time, it shouldn't have a... Read More

Nearly 1 in 2 College Students Are Putting Entrepreneurship Dreams on Hold Due to Student Loans

Despite the high interest in entrepreneurship, student loans are keeping college students from starting a business. Here's a breakdown of... Read More

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