If you’re struggling with credit card debt you’re not alone. In fact, the average card-carrying adult has a balance over $5,000 on their plastics. You may be in good company, but you’re not in a good position! Once you’re in debt those credit card interest rates can to start accumulate quickly, making it hard to get on top of your finances.
Whatever special event you may be planning, budgeting is essential to ensure costs don’t spiral out of control and put you in debt. Even professional party planners will tell you that when there are multiple vendors and fees it can be easy to lose track of expenses. So, before calling the caterer or DJ, make sure you have a good idea of what you can reasonably afford and set a budget.
It’s tax season! To help navigate this process we’ve created a 2017 Prosper tax guide with general information about the 1099 tax form(s) you may receive from Prosper.
Today we are sharing performance data from the Prosper portfolio for December 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: 52.1% of assets were rated AA-B in December vs. 41.6% in 2017 Q3.
Ready to pop the question, but not sure whether you can afford the ring? Luckily you don’t have to derail your engagement plans over the high cost of a forever stone. We’ve compiled some advice on how to set a ring budget and pay for it, and pop the question – all without derailing your financial goals.
Having a child and starting a family is the dream for so many, but getting pregnant can prove to be a difficult challenge. According to the CDC, 12 percent of women of childbearing age (15-44) have received treatment for infertility – a total that equals 7.3 million U.S. women.