Tag: Prosper.com

Borrowing on Prosper

I've written a lot about my experience as a lender on Prosper.  Since I first started, Prosper has made huge improvements in their interface and their ability to properly vet potential borrowers.  Default rates have dropped and current investors in

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Escape from Prosper

I joined Prosper.com (a sponsor of this site) in May, 2006. This was about a week before I became a parent and about the same time Osama was moving into his new home. I say this because I would love to

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Quick Update FAIL

Today Pfizer (PFE) was below 20 so I tried to pick up 100 shares at 19.50. Prosper has been anything but prosperous lately as 2 of my new loans (a D and an HR) have gone late. Idiot dummy ***bangs

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Prosper.com Time for Another Loan

I know I said I’d be back with a Prosper update in about a month once I received enough in payments to fund a new loan. Well, here I am 11 days later with enough cash to bid again thanks

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Prosper.com – A Year of Peace and a New Loan (1st in a series)

Those who recall my last Prosper post know that I’ve had an up and down relationship with the site and its borrowers. I’m happy to say that in the past year, I’ve participated in the funding of 12 loans, and

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Prosper Peer to Peer Lending as a method of boosting returns beyond money markets or should I be cashing out

I have been a lender on Prosper since June 2006. Prosper itself has been around since about October of 2005. When I started, there were about 48,000 members. Today, there are almost 700,000. I think my joining when I did

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