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

Student Loan Forgiveness Scams: 5 Ways to Avoid Them

Student loan forgiveness scams are becoming quite common, with various companies looking to make money off students struggling to pay off... Read More

MOHELA Student Loans: Working With Your Loan Servicer

The Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA) is a student loan servicer used by both the Department of Education and private... Read More

Navient Student Loans Review: Dealing With Common Complaints

If you have federal student loans, it is likely that they are serviced by Navient. The company is one of the most well-known servicers as... Read More

Conduent Services (Previously ACS Student Loans): What You Should Know

Conduent Education Services is a student loan servicer for both federal and private lenders. If you are having problems with this servicer... Read More

Nelnet Student Loans: Common Complaints and Alternative Options

Nelnet is one of the largest student loan servicers used by the Department of Education. If you're having issues with the servicer or want... Read More

FedLoan Student Servicing Problems and Alternatives To Consider

FedLoan Servicing was started by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) to service student loans and handle public... Read More

What You Should Know About Great Lakes Student Loans

Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation is a student loan servicer used by the Department of Education. If you took out federal loans and... Read More

Does a Coworking Space Actually Save Startups Money?

Coworking spaces have exploded in popularity in recent years and one of their biggest draws have been affordability. We analyzed data... Read More

52 Small Business Ideas for Entrepreneurs

We rounded up the best business ideas that combined strong industry outlooks and low barriers of entry. Read More