5 Articles to Jumpstart Your Financial Well-Being

April ushers in National Financial Literacy Month at a time when statistics show that most of us could use a refresher in financial education. Recent reports indicate that the average American has five times more in credit card debt than they do in savings. According to CreditDonkey, the average person’s credit card debt in the […]

The Winners of the 2017 #MyProsperStory Contest

2017 #MyProsperStory Winners

Three years ago, we introduced the #MyProsperStory as a way to get to know our community, and better understand how Prosper can positively impact financial wellness. This year the response from the Prosper community was overwhelming!

How Homeowners Can Plan for Unexpected Expenses

unexpected expenses

Home ownership is a big part of the American Dream for many families. But, owning a home comes with the possibility of major unexpected expenses when big-ticket items break — and there is no landlord to turn to for repairs.

#MyProsperStory Spotlight: J’Ree D.

In 2016, two major things happen to me; first I bought a house and, at 45, single with no children I became the legal guardian of my 11-year-old niece Gabby, who likes to be called Panda G.

#MyProsperStory Spotlight: Christina C.

My Prosper Story Christina

Prosper helped me with my financial situation when no one else would. I had emptied my savings to pay for my grandmother funeral, maxed out my cards, and my car was broke down.

#MyProsperStory: Father’s Day Edition

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 […]

Marketplace Lending Association Launch

Today, I’m excited to share that Prosper Marketplace has partnered with Lending Club and Funding Circle to launch the Marketplace Lending Association (MLA), a U.S. non-profit membership organization created to promote responsible business practices and sound public policy to benefit borrowers and investors. Now is a critical time for online credit marketplaces. While marketplace lending […]