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.
We all look forward to a fresh start in the new year, and our finances are no exception. Last year one of the most common New Year’s resolutions for 2017 was to save more money, but 80% of all resolutions had failed by February. You don’t have to become a statistic this upcoming year by setting unrealistic goals or failing to commit.
The holidays are supposed to be a happy time, but for too many people, the financial strain of travel and gift-giving can cause a great deal of stress. This year could be even worse than usual: The American Psychological Association’s 2017 Stress in America survey found that the U.S. is already at its highest stress level on record going into this holiday season. Yikes!
Three years ago, we introduced the #MyProsperStory as a way to get to know our community, and better understand how Prosper can positively impact financial wellness. This year the response from the Prosper community was overwhelming!
The #MyProsperStory Photo Contest is back! Once again, we’re inviting you to show us what it looks like to be “on top of your finances” for a chance to win a full loan payoff, up to $35,000.
There’s a chill in the air, grocery stores have their candy shelves fully stocked, and everything is just a little bit spooky, with plenty of haunted houses and new horror movies premiering. It’s the season to face our fears — and for many, nothing is quite as scary as our finances.