Lindsay VanSomeren

Lindsay VanSomeren is a personal finance writer covering banking, small business and debt. Her work has appeared on LendingTree, CreditKarma and LearnVest, among others. You can follow her personal money journey at

Articles by Lindsay VanSomeren

How Do Commercial Loans Work? A Guide to Commercial Financing

The terms “commercial loan” and “business loan” are used interchangeably by many lenders. However, some lenders make a distinction between the two, targeting small business... read more

2024 Bank of America Auto Loan Review

Bank of America auto loans at a glance New auto loansUsed auto loansRefinance auto loans Starting APR6.39%6.59%7.69% Loan terms48 to 72 months48 to 72 months48... read more

SBA Line of Credit: What It Is and How to Qualify

An SBA line of credit can help your business stay nimble enough to overcome short-term gaps between your income and expenses. That can be especially... read more

Navy Federal Business Loan Review

  Starting APR range: 17.90% for business checking line of credit; other rates are not disclosed.   Best for: Business owners who are already satisfied... read more

PayPal Working Capital Loan Review

 Estimated APR range: Not disclosed.  Best for: Business owners looking for quick funding and who already accept most of their payments through PayPal. Pros and... read more