The key is knowing when paying for the convenience is within your budget, and when to grin and bear it yourself. Here are a few tips for determining the difference, allowing you to find a balance between spending money and saving time.
It’s no secret that home renovations can take a lot of time and money, but a home renovation doesn’t just make the home nicer — it can also boost its value, making it a worthwhile investment.
Today we are sharing performance data from the Prosper portfolio for May 2018. Prosper is continuing to migrate to a higher rated credit book. 54.1% of originations for the month of May were rated AA-B.
The Federal Reserve (Fed) recently announced a 0.25% increase in its benchmark interest rate to a new range of 1.75% to 2%, the seventh such hike in more than two years. After holding interest rates close to zero for several years following the last downturn, the Fed is now raising rates as the U.S. economy gets stronger.
While it’s easy to see how savings are an important part of financial well-being, it can be tricky to figure out exactly how much to save in each phase of your life. So, we’re breaking it down and providing practical guidelines to help you nail the numbers for your 30s, 40s and 50s.
In March, we discussed Prosper’s approach to portfolio pricing in a rising interest rate environment. Prosper is committed to delivering value for both sides of the platform by providing a fair price for borrowers and a reasonable return for investors. With this objective in mind, we have been increasing the borrower rates on our platform since March to stay in-line with changes in the interest rate environment (Exhibit A).