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E-Loan, The Motley Fool Launch Co-branded Mortgage Center

Online mortgage marketplace E-Loan and finance and investment site The Motley Fool Inc. said they will provide online mortgage services to The Motley Fool community through a co-branded Mortgage Center.

E-Loan's exclusive two-year agreement with The Motley Fool will provide users with access to E-Loan's online mortgage services, including customized loan recommendations, mortgage quotes, online applications and pre-qualification, rate comparisons and the latest market rates. Financial arrangements were not disclosed.

"Expanding our portfolio of personal finance features to include a Mortgage Center is a natural extension of our continuing efforts to provide consumers with one-stop access to as many financial resources and tools as possible," said Bernie Dietz at Motley Fool. "By teaming up with E-Loan, The Motley Fool is providing its community with the most comprehensive online mortgage services available through a partner we trust has the consumers' best interests in mind."

The Mortgage Center can be accessed via The Motley Fool's home page and new Home Buying feature. Palo Alto, CA-based E-Loan will provide all customer service support for and back-office processing of loans for The Motley Fool Mortgage Center.