Loans Blog

Whether you want to consolidate your high-interest credit card debt or borrow money for a car, taking out a loan is an exciting opportunity — and a big financial commitment. Browse our extensive archives to learn how to use loans to your achieve your financial goals, how to qualify for the best interest rates, and what to look for in a reputable lender.

Featured Articles

How and Where to Get a Personal Loan

Here\'s how and where to get a personal loan -- a borrowing tool with fixed rates and payments that, unlike…

Nicholas Pell
Mar 8, 2019
When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use a Personal Loan

Deciding whether to take out a personal loan is a “personal” decision, but it’s also one that’s rife with risk.…

Holly Johnson
Mar 20, 2019
What’s the Difference Between a Secured Personal Loan and an Unsecured Loan?

Before you take out a personal loan, you should know there are two main types – secured and unsecured. With…

Holly Johnson
Mar 20, 2019

Most Recent Articles

Why No One Should Get an 84-Month Car Loan (Ever)

Experian’s quarterly “State of the Automotive Finance Market” report gets worse each time I read it, and the third-quarter summary for…

Holly Johnson
Mar 13, 2019
The Simple Dollar Guide to Auto Loans

Getting an auto loan isn’t as tricky as securing a mortgage since the lending criteria are a bit more flexible.…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Mar 13, 2019
Veteran’s Guide to Funding Home Modifications

If you’ve served in the military, you can get one of the best tangible rewards for that service by taking…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
May 24, 2019
The Fully Accessible Guide to Home Loans for People with Disabilities

A comprehensive overview of resources and opportunities to help disabled consumers overcome the financial challenges that stand between them and…

Barry Bridges
Jan 16, 2018
10 Worst States for Student Loan Debt

Time and again, statistics show that a college degree is a good investment. College graduates make more money cumulatively, studies…

Holly Johnson
Apr 23, 2019
For-Profit Colleges Aren’t Worth the Price

As someone who keeps a close eye on trends within higher education and writes about them often, I was saddened…

Holly Johnson
Dec 28, 2015