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.


Learn More

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...

See Study

Loan Articles

How to Prepare Your Small Business for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is a chance for businesses to offer enticing deals and discounts in an effort to woo potential customers. Here’s how... Read More

How to Get Your Free Credit Report

Every 12 months you can get a free copy of your credit report from each of the major credit bureaus. It's important to stay on top of your... Read More

Using Your 401(k) to Pay Off Debt? How It Works

If you are struggling financially, dipping into your 401(k) may seem like an easy solution, however, it is more complicated and costly than... Read More

How to Freeze (and Thaw) Your Credit

If you're looking to protect yourself from data breaches and identity theft, you should consider freezing your credit. It gives you a high... Read More

LendKey Student Loans: Best for Finding Credit Union and Local Bank Lenders

LendKey is a student loan marketplace that matches borrowers to credit union and local bank lenders. However, you may want to explore other... Read More

The State-by-State Guide to Business Licenses

obtaining the proper licenses to operate your business are crucial in avoiding unnecessary fines and penalties. We put together a brief... Read More

QuickBooks Online vs. Desktop: Which Should You Choose?

QuickBooks Online and Desktop offer completely different experiences that vary in many ways including cost and features offered. We provide... Read More

Expansion Capital Review: Fast Financing for Poor Credit Borrowers

Expansion Capital Group (ECG) offers merchant cash advance financing for business owners with lower credit scores. We conducted a deep-dive... Read More

Debt Avalanche: How to Pay Off Debt and Stay Motivated

The debt avalanche method is a debt payoff strategy in which you tackle your debt with the highest rate first. After it's paid off, you... Read More