Half percent more interest at Lendingclub

Today for all new loans the interest rates at Lendingclub.com increase by 0.5 percent. At Lendingclub, unlike other p2p lending sites, the platform not the borrower sets the interest rate (based on credit grade). The increase was in reaction to rising borrower demand after Lendingclub eliminated state loan rate caps last week by going nationwide.

As a lender you can profit furthermore from two current promotions at Lendingclub. You get a 5% cash bonus if you lend 5,000 US$ or more by Feb. 3, 2008 (max. 20,000 per lender). Plus you get a 25 US$ signup bonus, if you sign up through this referral link.

Questions? Suggestions? Use the Lendingclub forum.