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LendingClub: Research Indicates Consumers Pay Personal Loans Before Credit Cards, Reports that Repayment Rates are High

LendingClub (NYSE:LC), a top marketplace lender serving consumers, says two recent studies indicate that personal loan payments take priority over paying off credit cards. Of course, this is good news for LendingClub – a long time advocate of cheaper personal loans versus expensive credit card… Read More

Five Things You Should Know if You’re Building Products to Improve Financial Wellbeing

Expand your business’ impact by designing smarter products that benefit customers Building great financial products should follow the same basic rules as building any other solid products. However, this post will go beyond the basics and discuss how we can build financial products to improve… Read More

Broadening the Reach of Financial Literacy Through Hyper-Personalization

How might hyper-personalization improve your products? Behavioral economics is the field of study which acknowledges that people are irrational beings; as explained by economist Richard Thaler in his book, Misbehaving, humans don’t behave the same way as theoretical decision-makers he calls ‘Econs’, who always make… Read More

LendingClub CEO Scott Sanborn: We have been preparing for an adverse environment for the past several years

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) is the leading online consumer lender in the US and the first big Fintech lender to go public on the NYSE. Over $50 billion in lending has been originated on the platform that claims more than 3 million customers. The last few years… Read More

LendingClub Q2 Hit by COVID: Loan Originations of $325.8 Million, Down 90% year-over-year

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) is out with Q2 earnings and, as anticipated, COVID-19 has hit the online lender hard. According to the company, during the quarter loan originations came in at $325.8 million, down 90% year-over-year. LendingClub’s net revenue during the quarter was down 77% year over… Read More

LendingClub’s LCX Marketplace Now Allows Bidding on Loans Before Issuance

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the largest marketplace lender in the US, is expanding its LCX platform to provide biding and pricing on loans prior to issuance. This marketplace is said to operate down to the individual loan level thus providing exceptional granularity, according to a… Read More

LendingClub Report: We are observing resilience on the platform

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has published a blog post and affiliated 8-K updating on platform performance during a challenging market pummeled by COVID-19. During the last earnings report, LendingClub reported loan originations down in April by a whopping 90%. Today’s missive is a bit more optimistic as… Read More

LendingClub Adds COVID-19 Help Center for Members, Adds New Services for Challenging Economic Environment

  LendingClub (NYSE:LC), an online lending marketplace and emerging digital bank, has announced the launch of the “Member Center,” a centralized location for users to find assistance and support to better manage their financial lives during the COVID-19 crisis. Early one, when the Coronavirus first… Read More

LendingClub Q1: Loan Originations Sink Along with Net Revenue as COVID-19 Hammers Online Lender

LendingClub (NYSE: LC) is out with its first-quarter earnings report and the numbers are indicative of the problematic economy that has been crushed by the Coronavirus pandemic. LendingClub, the leading marketplace lender in the US, delivered numbers that showed a significant decline versus the same… Read More

Industry Chatter Indicates Many Online Lenders are Laying Off Employees, Some Fintechs May Never Recover

Yesterday, Crowdfund Insider covered the news that LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the largest Fintech consumer lender in the US, was furloughing and eliminating jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis has apparently driven the elimination of 471 individual jobs. Shockingly, LendingClub’s President saw his position eliminated…. Read More

LendingClub Reduces Workforce as COVID-19 Crisis Hits Loan Originations, Company President Exits

In a somewhat shocking but not unexpected move, LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has announced a round of layoffs and furloughs today as the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Fintech hard. In brief, loan originations for the mainly consumer lender, have tanked requiring the Fintech to reposition itself… Read More

Once Economy Shifts from Respond to Recover, Fintechs May Benefit: Report

Many Fintechs are actively engaged in supporter consumers and businesses in the battle to survive in an economy battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Simultaneously, some funding has dried up putting some startups at risk. This may include Fintechs. Yet one report expects that Fintechs may… Read More

Due to COVID-19, LendingClub Will No Longer Offer Grade D Loans

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has filed a new form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Form “FWP” states that LendingClub has suspended the facilitation of new D Grade loans as of April 10, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, LendingClub has taken measures to… Read More

COVID-19: LendingClub Increases Interest Rates for New Borrowers as Unemployment Rate Jumps

LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the leading marketplace lender for consumers, is increasing interest rates for borrowers. The increase for new borrowers ranges from 2% to 4% depending on loan grade. The news was revealed in an 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and posted on… Read More

Coronavirus: LendingClub 8K Outlines Initiatives Taken to Navigate COVID-19 Crisis, Withdraws Q1 Guidance

LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the leading marketplace lending platform in the US, has issued another 8K outlining moves the company has taken to gird its platform during the Coronavirus pandemic. Last week, LendingClub issued a similar 8K outlining moves it had taken as interest rates and credit… Read More

Once Viewed as Disaggregating, Fintechs Now Re-bundling Financial Services

For a long time, Fintechs were viewed as slicing and dicing various services that banks and other financial services firms provided as part of a cafeteria of offerings. Take online lending for example, marketplaces and direct lenders targeted SME loans and consumer credit as a… Read More

Limiting Credit: LendingClub Looks to Enhance Resiliency of Portfolio as Coronavirus Rattles Financial Markets

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has issued an 8-K this morning reacting to the highly volatile macroeconomic environment fueled by the Coronavirs, or COVID-19, pandemic. LendingClub said they “have not observed changes in application trends, deterioration in loan performance or significant shifts in investor demand.” But in light… Read More

Annie Armstrong Joins LendingClub as Chief Risk Officer, Tim Bogan to Lead Digital Bank Integration

LendingClub (NYSE: LC), a marketplace lending platform and aspiring digital bank, has appointed Annie Armstrong as the company’s Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Simultaneously, LendingClub announced that the current CRO, Tim Bogan will take on a new role as Chief Banking Integration Officer to focus on… Read More

A New Era in Fintech? LendingClub Reports Profitable Q4, Announces Acquisition of Digital Bank – Radius

LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the largest online lending marketplace in the United States, has simultaneously announced a GAAP profitable Q4 while revealing it has purchased a federally chartered bank, Radius Bank, thus immediately vaulting the Fintech into the hot digital banking realm. According to a release distributed… Read More

LendingClub Announces as One of 325 Companies Included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

LendingClub (NYSE: LC) announced on Tuesday it is one of 325 companies across 50 industries included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). According to LendingClub, the GEI expanded in 2020 to represent 42 countries and regions, including companies headquartered in the Czech Republic, New… Read More

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