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Peer-to-peer lending update

A few months ago I published a blog article entitled “Top 5 Peer-to-Peer Lending Sites“. (Click on the link if you’d like to view it.) I recently re-wrote the article and posted it on Upublish. Subsequently, I was contacted by LendingClub’s PR firm! Yes, they were doing their job. Impressive! Here’s the update:

LendingClub is now the market leader among peer-to-peer lending sites. LendingClub, which had been the leader by volume of people/entities served, is now also the leader in terms of loans provided. It surpassed Prosper.com in late February/early March 2011. As of the end of June 2011, LendingClub had provided ~$300 million in loans and Prosper.com had provided ~$243 million in loans.

If you are looking for a loan of $25,000 or less, check out LendingClub or Prosper. They are both reputable entities with somewhat different approaches.

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About Tiffany C. Wright

Hi! I,Tiffany C. Wright, am the author of the ebook, "Help! I Need Money for My Business Now!!" and the book "Solving the Capital Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses", available on Amazon. I am the president of Toca Family Business Services, a short-term & project-based interim management & strategic and financial advisory firm, located in Atlanta, Georgia. In the past five years I've helped small and medium companies restructure and obtain over $31 Million in financing and a similar amount in purchase orders and contracts. I have an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University. Personal: I enjoy investing. I am a prodigious reader of everything from business books, magazines, and newspapers to horror and popular fiction. I read 4-6 books per month. I also love to travel. I've been to 33 countries on 5 continents and lived in Japan for 2.5 years and aim for a foreign locale twice a year. I am also an athlete and run track on the Master's Circuit. The highlight was placing 7th in my age group in the 2007 World Master's Track and Field Championships in Italy.

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The Resourceful CEO, Tiffany C. Wright

the president of Toca Family Business Services, a strategic and financial advisory firm which provides short-term & project-based C-level management. She is the author of Solving the Financial Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses, available on Amazon.

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