Prosper Blog
January 17, 2017
Prosper Performance Update: December 2016
By Brad Pennington
Today we are sharing performance data for the Prosper portfolio for December 2016. As you will see, the estimated return on December 2016 production is 6.45%*, with the platform distribution continuing to increase in the higher Prosper ratings. We believe this is the result of pricing updates that were made in October 2016 to match the competitive landscape.
January 5, 2017
5 Ways to Handle Post-Holiday Credit Card Debt
By Jennifer Clark
With the holidays behind us, many consumers are dealing with a mean post-holiday hangover. According to a new report from Finder.com, American consumers are estimated to have spent over $181M on presents during the holidays. And if you’re one of the many consumers that needs a little help dealing with holiday credit card debt, here are some tips to help you recover faster and prioritize your credit health, which is a new year’s resolution anyone can feel good about.
December 15, 2016
Announcing the Winners of the 2016 #MyProsperStory Contest
By Remi Harrad
Before 2016 comes to a close we want to take the time to celebrate our community’s commitment to advancing their financial well-being this year. Whether that’s people creating and developing a budget, consolidating their debt, or forming healthier spending habits, we’re thrilled to see our community thriving and achieving their personal finance goals.
December 15, 2016
Prosper Performance Update: November 2016
By Brad Pennington
Today we are sharing performance data for the Prosper portfolio for November 2016. As always, these updates are intended to give our investors important insights into the trends we are seeing, including as it relates to overall performance and estimated returns.
December 7, 2016
7 Tips to Improve Your Personal Finances Before the New Year
By Laura Adams
With millions of Americans struggling to keep up with the rising costs of household expenses and fees on debt, it’s no wonder that when Prosper a leading marketplace lender, held its annual loan pay-off contest this year, #MyProsperStory, the San Francisco-based company was flooded with entries.
November 22, 2016
12 Financial Tips to Get Your Wallet Ready for the Holidays
By Jennifer Clark
Whether we like it or not, we’re inching closer and closer to the holidays, a time filled with cocktail parties, family gatherings, winter travel, and piped-in Christmas carols if you’re bold enough to step inside a mall.