Losing your wallet or passport, especially while traveling on vacation is a headache that often takes a while to ease, but no matter where you are—San Diego or the Serengeti—you can minimize the impact by taking the following simple steps. Plan Ahead Be prepared for the worst before you go on vacation. A few things […]
If the phrase credit score strikes fear into your heart, you’re not alone. In fact, 56% of American consumers have credit scores lower than 700 according to a study by the Corporation for Enterprise Development. Good credit is something to strive for and may qualify you for better interest rates on loans and credit cards. A good credit score is also an insurance against a rainy day – if you’re faced with an expensive car or house repair, medical treatment not covered by insurance, or a family emergency, you’ll likely be able to get a loan on good terms to address these large expenses.
In today’s volatile economy, people are increasingly shying away from the stock market and seeking safe investments that provide positive interest income over a shorter duration. Many are discovering that marketplace loans represent a significant opportunity to generate an attractive level of income in today’s low-rate environment. Whether you’re a sophisticated investor, registered investment advisor […]
Dads are often the heroes in their children’s lives. They slay the dragon under the bed, coach the little league team and serve as our confidant when times get tough. This Father’s Day, we at Prosper, want to salute all the dads out there that have an “S” on their chest, by sharing a few […]
Abeer Agrawal is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Theorem, an investment management firm that invests in marketplace lending loans. Theorem collects marketplace lending loan data and invests in Prosper loans on behalf of clients. We reached out to learn more about Theorem and Abeer’s experience working with Prosper Chief Technology Officer isn’t always […]
When Carly Schuffler bought a charming, well-worn home in 2007, she had no idea what she had actually purchased: a money pit that forced her to take on some serious debt. According to Carly, before she could even move in, she needed to rewire the house, replace the furnace and remove a tree from the roof. And that wasn’t […]