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Grim Outlook for Bank Account, CD and Credit Card Holders

Economic news this week show a grim outlook for bank account, CD and credit card holders: Average Interest Rate…

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Taking Out a Loan: 10 Things to Consider

The following is a guest post by Neil Faulkner, freelance journalist.  This article was originally posted on and adapted…

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Declare Your Financial Independence: Pay Off Debt, Start aRainy-day Fund

It’s Fourth of July weekend once more:  time to celebrate the independence of this grand nation we live in.…

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Survey says… Americans Not Making the Most of Hard-Learned Credit Lessons

Americans still aren’t making the most of hard-learned credit lessons: they continue to carry high interest credit card debt…

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Debt Consolidation: P2P Loan vs. 0% Balance Transfer

The following is a guest post by DR, the founding blogger of the DoughRoller.net, a personal finance and investing…

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Even After Stock Markets’ Big Run Up, Peer Investing Still a BetterOption

The S&P 500 has gained 36.96% over the last 12 months, bringing some much-needed comfort to investors. The loyalty…

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StartupWeekend Bay Area: Alternative Ways to Fund Your Start upIdea

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of being a guest speaker at the StartupWeekend Bay Area event.  What…

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RECAP: Higher Returns Through Diversification

Yesterday, over 150 participants took part in our “Higher Returns Through Diversification” webcast. Scott Langmack, the featured speaker, discussed…

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WebCast: Higher Returns with Scott Langmack

Veteran Lending Club investor Scott Langmack will explain how proper diversification leads to higher and more stable returns.  Mr.…

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RECAP: New Statistics Section Webcast

Last week, Patrick Gannon, SVP Investor Services, and I had the great pleasure of unveiling Lending Club’s new Statistics page.  …

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