Conventional wisdom says that entering retirement with no debt is the goal when it comes to retirement strategies. Sure, that may be possible for some people, but there are other retirement strategies to consider should you find yourself in a different spot during your golden years. Before we get into the pros and cons of […]
When we think of home renovations, we usually imagine these projects kicking off in the spring or summer months. But more time at home this season means we’re bursting with home improvement ideas for winter, too. Winter is a great time to hunker down and tackle those projects you’ve been thinking about all year. Plus, […]
Prosper’s Monthly Performance Updates are designed to help our investor community understand performance trends on the Prosper Platform. In November, approximately 84% of originations were rated AA-B, compared to 86% in the prior month.
The holidays are often filled with two disparate things: the fragrant aroma of fresh baked cookies and evergreen trees, and financial stress. Add in a global pandemic, furloughs and high unemployment, and this year’s holiday season could be even more challenging. Wondering how to deal with financial stress while spending time with loved ones? Here […]
Online shopping debt from quarantine life aside, this year has been extra tough for many of us. This holiday season may bring more temptation to splurge as we attempt to bring a bit of joy to those around us. While overspending on holiday gifts for kids and loved ones who’ve spent the year tucked away […]
‘Tis the season of giving, and with that, you might be wondering about the tax benefits of donating to charity. As American historian, author, and social justice advocate Mary Ritter Beard said, “The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.” Philanthropy is key to living a fulfilling life, not only because of the possible tax […]