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High Gas Prices Making Vacations More Expensive

by Prosper on 06/5/08

If you’re considering taking a vacation this year, it may be a smarter idea to get a personal loan than rely on high interest rate credit cards. Rising gas prices have made travel almost prohibitive and you can easily run up a huge bill just filling your tank. Summer is the time to kick back and relax, not worry about how much you’re going to have to spend just to have fun.

A lot of people make the mistake of using their credit cards to pay for their vacations, not realizing how much interest they’ll be paying over the long term. When you join Prosper, you’ll be getting access to a new type of personal loan, one where you set the interest rates. If you’re credit is solid, p2p lending is the latest way to gain access to unsecured loans with great interest rates.

The entire process of using Prosper is incredibly easy and won’t take more than a few minutes. You’ll find that it is much easier than going to the bank. With today’s economic crises, getting a personal loan from a bank for your next vacation can be incredibly complicated, and few banks are willing to offer unsecured loans at this time.

If you’re ready to take that vacation, but you’re running out of options when it comes to funding it, p2p lending may just be the answer you’re looking for. With access to lenders all over the United States that are looking to provide you with great terms and a reasonable amount of time to pay back the loan. Suddenly, going on a vacation doesn’t seem that stressful or expensive.

Don’t let high gas prices keep you home this summer. There are many options available to you that will save you time and money. Instead of falling back on your credit cards and relying on them for your next vacation, consider going with a p2p lender with a great track record.

Prosper has much to offer for travelers and getting a personal loan is very easy. Once you set up your request, you’ll receive bids from lenders that would like to offer you a loan. It’s up to you to pick the terms you want to pay. You’re completely in control and will have many options available for personal unsecured loans at great rates. P2P lending is quickly becoming the wave of the future.


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Beachey | June 6th, 2008 at 9:58 am

Prosper Loan that puts you in a better financial position (i.e debt consolidation/school expenses) = good idea

Prosper Loan that puts you in a worse financial position (loan for vacation, big extravagant wedding/engagement ring) = loans that go in to default that not even the JDB’s want to buy.


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