Peer-to-Peer Lending for Bad Credit: Is It Available?

If you are seeking peer-to-peer lending for bad credit you may or may not be happy with the information I'm going to share with you. Why? Because, it really depends on what you view as bad credit. What a bank sees as bad credit may not be what a peer-to-peer loan company considers to be poor […]

How To Get an Unsecured Home Improvement Loan - Without Equity

Do you want to know how to get an unsecured home improvement loan without worrying about backing the loan with home equity? If so, you will find out exactly how to do so. There are more options now than ever. Many people have already burned through their savings or have suffered from their home equity dropping during […]

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 […]

Problems Faced By Peer to Peer Lenders, and How to Avoid Them

Peer to peer lending is a trend still gaining momentum. The Average Joe has probably never heard of it before and might be a bit skeptical about its promise as an investment method. While there is much to be said in favor of peer to peer lending, there are also some legitimate concerns that stop […]

P2P Lending Offers Debt Consolidation Loans for Non-Homeowners

Here's the situation: You need to consolidate debt in a MAJOR way, paying out too much interest is killing your financial flexibility and future. You know that consolidating your debt could free up money to pay off bills months, even years ahead of time and allow you to invest in your future instead of drowning in embarrassing debt. […]

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 […]

3 Best Lenders For Unsecured Debt Consolidation Loans

Let's get this straight right now, you can't borrow your way out of debt. But unsecured debt consolidation loans can put you in financial position to make the most of the incoming money you have right now. To illustrate our point, imagine that you're sitting in a small sinking boat. Plugging the holes in that boat won't get […]

7 Reasons Banks Not Lending to Small Businesses

Nobody likes to be rejected. Whether it’s a “no” from a job you interviewed for, the person you're in love with or the bank, it hurts. And if you’re a startup or small business owner, you may be very familiar with the sting of "no" from banks not lending to small business applicants. Of the small businesses […]

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 […]

P2P Lending Market Growth By The Numbers 2015

Ever since the financial crisis in the U.S. happened, potential borrowers have been desperately trying to find better access to credit and at lower interest rates, in the meantime, retail investors have been seeking ways to grow their money more efficiently and receive higher returns on their investments. Banking institutions, who've been saddled with regulatory burdens, haven't been able […]

The Regulation of Marketplace Lending - Annual Survey

As marketplace lending continues to grow in its scope and influence in the loan financing industry it's important to stay abreast of the changes in regulation and governing of the sector. For that reason, the fine attorneys of Chapman and Cutler LLP diligently prepare an annual survey detailing the principal regulations applicable to internet-based lending. Introduction To This Year's Marketplace […]

Peer-to-Peer Lending Sites Review - Full Disclosure

This peer-to-peer lending sites review is long overdue. Why? Well, it's simple. Now that the general public is coming to understand that there is a new financing option available in the form of peer-to-peer loans, the next question becomes "Who are the best peer-to-peer lending sites?" Well that is the question that The Lending Mag […]

Unsecured Business Line of Credit Advantages & Options

Are you looking to grow your business? Well, it goes without saying that "it takes money to make money." That's one reason that an unsecured business line of credit is the secret weapon of many successful companies. Business capital is the lifeblood of successful ventures, businesses die without it. So to start, we'll explain what […]

Medical Loans for IVF - New In Vitro Financing Options

Are you looking for medical loans for IVF? Affordable financing for fertility expenses including treatments, procedures, and medications are available when you know where to look and who to talk to. That's exactly what we'll show you how to do in this article. You'll know everything you need to know to get In Vitro financing […]

Do We Need Banks For Small Business Loans When Online Lenders Do Better?

From www.forbes.com - I just read two articles about microfinance that surprised me. One pointed out how convenient and competitive the online peer-to-peer lending sites had become. The second pointed out the low loss ratio at these lending sites. In essence, the article said that “loans at Kiva are repaid at a rate of 98.75 […]

Lendit Conference: Closing Keynote by Prosper's Ron Suber [Video]

Well, here's another reason for me to be upset that I missed the LendIt conference in New York this year. The LendIt conference hosted by Peter Renton of Lend Academy was a huge hit. The excitement was bubbling over in the speakers and the bright future of peer-to-peer lending was being celebrated and plans for […]

AP Finance Writer Discovers Peer-to-Peer Lending & Avoids The Bank

From finance.yahoo.com - When I realized I was paying off six different credit cards and not getting anywhere, I decided to consolidate my debt, like millions of other Americans. I visited my local bank, asked for a $15,000 loan but was offered an interest rate higher than my cards were charging. So I looked into […]

Derivatives Trading & Peer-to-Peer Lending Is Inevitable

From www.bloomberg.com on derivatives trading - It began with a seemingly wacky idea to reinvent banking as we know it. But no one is scoffing at peer-to-peer lending anymore -- least of all, Wall Street. Barely a decade old, “P2P” has gone mainstream and is now being co-opted by some of the big financial players it […]

Medical Loans Are Becoming a Target For Peer-to-Peer Lenders

From www.bloomberg.com - A year ago, Lesley Johnston weighed 298 pounds. At 30, the Norman (Okla.) resident suffered from hypertension, a rapid heart rate, and sleep apnea so severe she slept attached to a machine. In July, Johnston had bariatric surgery to shrink the size of her stomach. So far she’s lost 72 pounds, and […]