Valentine’s Day is traditionally a time to celebrate what’s truly most important in life: love, in all its aspects. Finding your soulmate, building a life together, celebrating your partner and all that they mean to you: that’s Valentine’s Day. Love and money—that seems less intuitive for a romantic holiday. But what’s more romantic than setting […]
Protecting your credit health during the holidays can be a challenge. While we look forward to giving gifts to our loved ones, the cost of travel, entertainment and of course gifts for everyone on your list can add up fast. And if you’re not careful, this can impact your credit health long after the holidays are over.
Today we are sharing performance data from the Prosper portfolio for November 2017. As we highlighted in our previous report, credit tightening continues in the riskier grades, shifting the portfolio to an increased concentration of lower risk assets: 50.3% of assets were rated AA-B in November vs. 46.2% in October and 41.6% in Q3 2017.
The holidays are supposed to be a happy time, but for too many people, the financial strain of travel and gift-giving can cause a great deal of stress. This year could be even worse than usual: The American Psychological Association’s 2017 Stress in America survey found that the U.S. is already at its highest stress level on record going into this holiday season. Yikes!
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!
Today we are sharing performance data from the Prosper portfolio for September 2017. This month credit tightening in the higher risk segments continues to slowly shift the portfolio to a higher concentration of lower risk assets (44.0% of assets were rated AA-B in September compared with 41.9% in August).
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.
The Senate healthcare vote has been postponed and the fate of over 22 million US citizens’ access to healthcare remains unknown. Learning how to prevent and manage medical debt is important. Questions loom large about what a new plan might look like and the affordability of healthcare in general. As those with pre-existing medical conditions […]
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