A Lending Club API Wrapper

Functions to access Lending Club's API and assist the investor manage their account. Lending Club is a peer-to-peer lending service where loans are broken up into $25 notes that investors buy with the expectation of earning a return on the interest. You can learn more about the API here: < http://www.lendingclub.com/developers/lc-api.action>.

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A package built to access the Lending Club API

This package helps you make transactions and manage the funds in your Lending Club account. The functions can be grouped as: Account Management, Transferring Funds, and Transacting Loans.


You can install the stable version on CRAN:


Or use devtools to install the development version from Github:



To use this package, you'll first need to create a credential from your account number and API key. This credential can be saved to the global environment and the other functions will detect it. Use the MakeCredential() function and pass it your investorID number and your API key. You can find the InvestorID on your account summary page and the API key on the Account Settings page.

LC_CRED<- MakeCredential(investorID, APIkey)


This package is free and open source software, licensed under MIT.


LendingClub v1.0.4 (Release date: 2018-01-29)


  • New Function: Dashboard() which knits an html with summary statistics.
  • New Function: AccountSummary_() to replace AccountSummary().
  • Added additional S3 classes for ListedLoans and AccountSummary allowing for print and summary methods.
  • Deprecated AccountSummary()

LendingClub v1.0.3 (Release date: 2018-02-20)

Reference manual

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2.0.0 by Ryan Kuhn, 20 days ago


Report a bug at https://github.com/kuhnrl30/LendingClub/issues

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/LendingClub

Authors: Ryan Kuhn [aut, cre] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6827-3492>)

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

MIT + file LICENSE license

Imports dplyr, plyr, httr, jsonlite, utils, readr

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, covr

See at CRAN