As we continue building awareness around our mission to help more Americans control their debt, create better financial health, and meet their life goals, last month we began testing new LendingClub TV commercials with a broader audience. The ads, part of a four-week nationwide test on a variety of networks, including A&E, Comedy Central, CNN,… Continue reading New TV Ads Reflect Most Common Reasons for a Personal Loan
Face it: it’s hard to get motivated to conquer your finances when you know it might mean creating and then sticking to a budget. If this sounds like a lot of work, you’re not alone. In a survey conducted with The Harris Poll, we found that despite the fact Americans feel consistently busy, 73% reported… Continue reading How to Stick to Your Budget Using Micro-Actions
As it turns out, your financial health contributes in a big, big way to your overall enjoyment and quality of life. LendingClub’s new 2018 Financial Health Survey conducted in partnership with Harris Poll revealed some eye-opening results about the connection between Americans’ everyday financial woes and their physical and emotional well-being, their productivity at work… Continue reading Poor Financial Health Linked to Lower Quality of Life
California’s small business owners have a new reason to celebrate! On September 30, Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation’s first small business “truth in lending act”—one of the most important new borrower protection laws in years. The new law requires lenders to tell small business loan applicants the annualized rate they would pay for financing.… Continue reading Improving Transparency in Small Business Lending: LendingClub Helps Lead the Way
“Think Big, Act Small, Move Fast” summed up the theme for this year’s LCInnovate—LendingClub’s internal conference led by our Engineering, ProductxDesign, and Risk teams. A day of idea-sharing and networking, LCInnovate is our chance each year to step away from the day-to-day routine and push past our comfort zone. LendingClub CTO Bahman Koohestani explains, “The ideas presented at… Continue reading Think Big, Act Small, Move Fast: LCInnovate Delivers Again!
Recently we asked LendingClub employees to share their favorite hacks for spending less and saving more. From smart and simple to creative and fun, here are a few tips from some of the savings-savvy folks in our office. Pain and gain “For every day that I work out during the week, I deposit $5 into… Continue reading Our 10 Favorite Savings Hacks
You may have heard friends talk about how they got out of debt, started reaching their financial goals, and found more time by automating their finances, investments, and savings. As the years pass (and we grow more responsible) life can get a bit more complicated. That’s why putting savings on autopilot is a smart choice… Continue reading Best Ways to Automate (and Grow) Your Savings