When Silicon Valley workers raided Lake Tahoe.

Tech workers have often been the bad guys in San Francisco: their massive influx drove rents up and locals worried about how they were changing the city’s character. But when COVID struck, those same citizens of Silicon Valley embarked on a privileged exodus from California cities to its mountains and …

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Senior Software Engineer, Frontend (Web) – Affirm

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and user-friendly, giving consumers the ability to buy now and pay later with no hidden fees or compound interest. The Affirm Web Products team creates and manages all Affirm web applications for customers. The team’s goal is to create stable, durable, …

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Statement by Mary Jackson, CEO of the Online Lenders Alliance, on Governor of California Newsom’s Signing of Interest Rate Cap Bill on Installment Loans

Mary Jackson, CEO of the Online Lenders Alliance: “This reckless rate cap will hurt Californians supporters of the bill would like to protect.” ARLINGTON, Virginia (PRWEB) October 11, 2019 Following yesterday’s signing of AB539, legislation that limits interest rates on installment loans in the state of California, Mary Jackson, CEO …

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As loan club stumbles, its entire industry faces skepticism

Renaud Laplanche and his crew piloted a 105 feet races boat across New York Harbor one day last spring, her towering sails ripping through the water at 30 knots. An accomplished sailor and founder of the Lending Club, Mr. Laplanche hosted executives from hedge funds, Goldman Sachs and other banks …

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What is PMI? How private mortgage loan insurance works

Buying a home usually presents a monster obstacle: finding a sufficient down payment. The amount you put on a conventional mortgage – which is not guaranteed by the federal government – will determine whether you need to purchase PMI insurance or private mortgage insurance. Typically, a lender will ask you …

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