Last month, peer-to-peer lending website LendingClub reached $50 million in issued loans. This month, they are expected to get their 25,000th registered investor, and are going to give that lucky lender $2,500 cash. The rules:
* To enter the contest simply open a free investing account by completing all three steps of the investor registration process: create a password, verify your identity and link your bank account
* No purchase is necessary to win
* The winner will be announced after October 31, 2009
$25 New Lender Bonus
In addition, you can still use this special $25 lender sign-up link to get a free $25 to try it out with no future obligation. There is no credit check and you don’t even have to deposit anything. After you are approved, the $25 will show up in your account balance, and you can lend it out immediately. You must reside in a state that allows such investments.