08/17/2012 02:03 pm ET | Updated Aug 17, 2012

The Worst And Best States For Getting A Loan

If you recently have had a hard time getting a loan, you're not alone.

Since 2007, most banks have become too skittish to lend to people with less-than-wonderful credit scores. What's more, many people's credit scores have suffered as a result of the housing bust, financial crisis and recession.

But it is easier to secure a loan in some states than in others., a financial education website, crunched the numbers and found out where it is easiest and most difficult to get a loan. Unsurprisingly, some of the states where it's hardest to get a loan were hit hardest by the housing bust and recession.

Check out the worst and best states to get a loan below:

The Worst And Best States For Credit