Election Outcomes to Spur Market Confidence

Throughout 2017, some of the world’s leading economic superpowers will be holding elections. The recent presidential contest in France is soon to be followed by a snap poll in the UK on Thursday 8th June, with further polls scheduled to take place in Germany and Argentina.  Polls have already been held in South Korea, Iran […]

Bitcoin Price Is Rising Fast - Bitcoin Value Pre-2017

Bitcoin price is going up, in fact, it’s skyrocketing. Bitcoin value is up about 30% over the last month (December 2016), and it's up about 50% over the last 3 months. The current Bitcoin price is lingering right around a very healthy $975. Investors of all kinds are taking note, the last time Bitcoin traded […]

The Amazon Bitcoin Solution from Purse.IO - Spend or Buy Bitcoin

Purse.io is an innovative California-based company that gives Bitcoin users the Amazon Bitcoin solution that we've been looking for since Amazon doesn't yet accept Bitcoin directly. People around the world that are wondering how to buy Bitcoins will be happy to know that they can buy Bitcoin easily on Purse.io by helping others get Amazon products […]

How Trump's Ban on Federal Student Loans Affects You

Many students are worried that new President-elect Donald Trump wants to ban Federal Student Loans, while at the same time, many investors are planning on cashing in on an opportunity. Since the election of Donald Trump as the next President of the U.S., stock values have shot up for companies in the education space. So […]

Refinance Student Loans- Credible & NerdWallet Partner to Help You

Are you looking to refinance student loans? If so, you will be very happy to hear about two businesses that are aiming to make that happen for you. Your efforts to refinance student loans will now be much more effective. A couple of weeks ago NerdWallet announced it has partnered with Credible to help college graduates take […]

LendingRobot Extends Reach into SMB Marketplace Lending, Adds Funding Circle to its Platform

Investors can now use LendingRobot’s automated investing technology to invest on Funding Circle’s small business loan marketplace   There's big news coming out of the financial technology world. We've recently come to learn that Funding Circle is partnering with LendingRobot in order to allow peer-to-peer loan investors to set automated investment strategies on Funding Circle's small business loan marketplace. […]

42 Lending Club States Now Open For Investors

Is Lending Club available in my state? As Lending Club reviews their customer service questions they've stated that questions about Lending Club states are one of the most frequently asked questions from those thinking of borrowing or investing through their peer-to-peer lending platform. Well, investors concerned about Lending Club states are getting even more good news […]

FundBox Reveals That 64% Of Small Businesses Wait Beyond Net Terms For Payments

  Data Analysis of 20 Million Invoices Shows $26 Billion in Late Payments, Worst Corporate Offenders and Best/Worst States for Timely Payments   SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 19, 2015) – Fundbox, the leading cash flow optimization platform for small businesses (SMBs), today released data findings on invoice payments from its platform. Based on data entered […]

Lending Club as an Adwords Credit Card Alternative?

For many online marketers and advertisers being able to advertise through the Google AdWords platform means thousands upon thousands of dollars in profit and extreme business growth. But as the old saying goes, "It takes money to make money". That's the reason there has been a positive response to Lending Club's business loan offer of […]

Manage Your Lending Club Accounts Directly from LendingRobot

If you invest in peer-to-peer loans through one of the two major U.S. p2p lending companies, you probably already know about LendingRobot. If you don't know about this company yet, you probably should. LendingRobot fully automates investing in thousands of small loans on Lending Club and Prosper Marketplace in order to help retail investors get access to […]

Student Loan Refinancing Made Easier - Credible Online Loans

The numbers are staggering. Unfortunately the numbers we're referring to are the figures associated with the massive amount of student loan debt that Americans are burdened with. Because of this, the need for student loan refinancing is HUGE these days. According to the Federal Reserve, outstanding student debt in the U.S. surpasses $1.3 trillion. Nearly 40 […]

Small Business Lending Index Shows Alternative Lenders Dominate Market

If you are looking for small business loans, alternative lenders should be one of the first options you turn to. Why? Simple. Small business loan approval rates through institutional investors and alternative lenders remained higher than any other category in July 2015, according to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, the monthly analysis of 1,000 loan […]

PrimaHealth Credit Aims To Fill Elective Care & Cosmetic Surgery Financing Needs

The Lending Mag recently had the opportunity to learn more about an exciting shift in health care finance, elective health care financing to be exact. Borrowers looking for cosmetic surgery financing will be ecstatic. Hugh Bleemer, Chief Executive Officer of PrimaHealth Credit gave us a view of the company's goals and vast potential. Mr. Bleemer has […]

Ablrate Widens Investment Options With Just Loans Group PLC Deal

- Partnership gives Ablrate investors instant diversification over a number of loans in one trade Ablrate, a pioneering peer-to-peer lending platform that is the first in the world to offer investors access to asset-backed loans against aircraft transactions has announced a partnership with The Just Loans Group PLC to provide commercial property-backed investment options on […]

Goldman Sachs To Start Making Small Business Loans Online

From www.QZ.com - Goldman Sachs just hired a new partner to help bring it into the digital age. Harit Talwar, who recently left his post as head of card services at Discover after 15 years, will be leading a new effort for the bank to lend money to consumers and small businesses over the Internet. […]

New Fintech Group on Facebook - Join Us!

Announcement: The Lending Mag is moderating a new Fintech group on Facebook, our aim is to build the largest and most active community of Fintech fans on FB. This group was created so that we can learn from each other, teach one another, network, inform and even entertain one another. The Fintech group is a […]

Lending Club Stock Goes Up as interest in P2P Lending Increases

From www.inc.com - Everyone wants in the Club. Shares of Lending Club stock advanced 4 percent Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected results and raised its full-year outlook as more people discover peer-to-peer lending as a cheaper alternative to a traditional bank. It's a positive bit of good news for a company whose the stock […]

Facebook Bringing Peer-to-Peer Payments Through Messaging

From www.techcrunch.com - When you chat with friends about settling debts or splitting the bill, Facebook doesn’t want you to have to open another app like PayPal or Venmo to send them money. So today it unveiled a new payments feature for Facebook Messenger that lets you connect your Visa or Mastercard debit card and […]

UK's Peer-to-Peer Finance Association To Block Banks From "Cherry Picking" Loans

Peer-to-peer retail investors in the UK will get a little bit of help against big banks "cherry picking" all of the best loans. The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association is the highly-respected trade body of p2p lenders in the UK and they plan to put rules in place for the various lending platforms to make sure that […]

Zopa & Metro Bank Deal Signals Longevity For P2P Lending

From www.bridgingandcommercial.co.uk - Peer-to-peer lender Zopa has announced a ‘first of its kind in the UK’ partnership with Metro Bank which indicates confidence in the market... Zopa says it’s a clear signal that some parts of the UK banking sector are embracing P2P lending as a new asset class. CEO and Zopa co-founder Giles Andrews […]

LendIt USA Conference 2015 Video

The Lendit USA conference was a huge success, boasting over 2000 attendees. The video below has over 4 hours of eye-opening interviews that highlight the bright future of P2P lending in the U.S. and abroad. There were a ton of featured speakers from various Peer-to-Peer lending platforms, including: Renaud Laplanche (Founder & CEO of LendingClub), […]

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