Personal Loans
Should You Help a Family Member in Debt?
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Watching loved ones struggle with their personal finances is never fun, especially when you’re doing relatively well yourself. But before you rush to the aid of your mother, your brother or your favorite cousin, it’s a good idea to consider … Continue reading →

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The Millennial Guide to Getting a Personal Loan
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Personal loans have made something of a comeback over the last few years thanks to the rise of online lending. According to TransUnion, the number of consumers who are using personal loans jumped by 18% between Q3 2013 and Q3 … Continue reading →

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How to Start Investing in Peer-to-Peer Loans
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Back in the day, if you needed a personal loan to start a business or finance a wedding you had to go through a bank. But in recent years, a new option has appeared and transformed the lending industry. Peer-to-peer lending … Continue reading →

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The Dos and Don’ts of Borrowing Money
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Taking on debt is a thorny subject. Signing on an affordable mortgage is one thing. Racking up credit card debt on unnecessary purchases? Quite another. Any time you borrow money, you put your finances at risk. That’s why it’s important to … Continue reading →

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3 Things Startups Should Know About Using P2P Loans
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Starting a new business requires a certain level of commitment. You’ll also need to have access to plenty of money. Startups often have a hard time qualifying for business loans. But peer-to-peer (P2P) lending could be a financing option worth … Continue reading →

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How Interest Rate Hikes Affect Personal Loan Investors
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In December 2015, the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate by a quarter of a percentage point. That was the first time the Fed had raised rates in nearly a decade. While federal funds rate changes don’t directly impact … Continue reading →

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The Best Cities for Motorcycle Owners
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According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, as of 2012 there were at least 8.4 million registered motorcycles in the United States (a number that has likely risen in the past four years as the economy has strengthened and auto … Continue reading →

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5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Personal Loan
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It’s a new year and if one of your resolutions is to get out of debt, you might be thinking about consolidating your bills into a personal loan. With this kind of loan, you can streamline your payments and potentially … Continue reading →

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