Many Americans struggle with debt—from credit cards to student loans, medical bills and more. In fact, Bankrate recently found that 21% of Americans owe more on their credit cards than they have set aside for an emergency. If you’re struggling to get on top of your finances and are looking for a way to simplify your payments, debt consolidation might be a good solution.
The dog days of summer are just around the corner. It can be easy to lose sight of your finances as you’re making plans to grill and relax on the beach, but sunshine is not an excuse for you neglecting to improve your overall financial health. So, to help you stay on top of your finances this summer, we’re sharing the hottest tips for financial health.
Today we are sharing performance data from the Prosper portfolio for March 2018. While the credit tightening theme we highlighted in February continues in the riskier grades, a slight downward shift in the AA portion of the book resulted in 53.5% of assets being rated AA-B in March vs. 56.1% in February 2018. In 2017 Q4 AA-B comprised 49.5% of originations.
There is a popular stereotype that millennials are too busy drinking expensive lattes and eating organic avocado toast to make progress toward financial goals. However, actual spending data shows that spending habits of millennials do not really differ much between the generations from other generations.
If you’re considering personal loans, you may want to understand how companies determine loan offers that are customized just for you. The short answer is your credit history. Three credit agencies (TransUnion, Equifax and Experian) track a large amount of data tied to your credit history, and the credit story this data tells factors into your credit score.
Today we are sharing performance data from the Prosper portfolio for February 2018. In addition to the update, we recently made pricing changes on our platform in light of the 25bps Fed rate increase. This update is part of our ongoing efforts maintain a balanced marketplace that builds value for both borrowers and their investors.