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Funding Circle’s Sam Hodges Presents at the House Committee on Small Business​ Hearing

In a Wednesday hearing titled “Bridging the Small Business Capital Gap: Peer-to-Peer Lending,” Funding Circle‘s co-founder and managing director Sam Hodges presented to the House Committee on Small Business​. According to the committee’s website, “The purpose of the hearing was to examine the rise of peer-to-peer lending platforms… Read More

Caregiver Mortgage Helps Relatives Crowdfund Home Equity Lines of Credit

A new type of mortgage launched by National Family Mortgage, a Massachusetts-based marketplace for peer-to-peer loans, is offering a homeowner’s own family, rather than a bank, the chance to receive tax-free cash borrowed against a home equity line of credit (HELOC), according to a recent story in the Washington Post…. Read More

LendingTree Says Borrowers Can Save Big by Comparison-Shopping Personal Loans (Infographic)

Online loan marketplace LendingTree has launched an ongoing study to track the range of Annual Percentage Rates (APRs) on personal loans offered to prospective borrowers on its marketplace, highlighting the money-saving benefits of comparison shopping for loan products. In the third quarter, borrowers with a… Read More

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