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December 22, 2016 07:30 ET

IEG Holdings Corporation Announces Approval for its 19th US State License

IEGH now offers loans online via in 19 US states covering approximately 200 million people and representing 62% of the US population

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - December 22, 2016) - IEG Holdings Corporation (OTCQX: IEGH) announced today that it has been approved for its 19th State License for Ohio and has begun offering loans online to residents of Ohio. Ohio is the 7th most populous state in the US with a population exceeding 11.6 million people. IEGH now offers loans online via in 19 US states covering approximately 200 million people and representing 62% of the US population.

IEGH currently offers $5,000 and $10,000 unsecured consumer loans that mature in five years, and is licensed and originating direct consumer loans in the states of Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and Virginia. IEGH provides loans to residents of these states through its online application portal, with all loans originated, processed and serviced out of its centralized Las Vegas head office, which eliminates the need for any physical offices in all of these states.

Management aims for IEGH to be in a position to offer loans online in 25 US states by mid-2017, covering approximately 240 million people and representing 75% of the US population. Since January 2014, cumulative loan volume has, in less than 3 years, increased by 2,302% from $587,000 to $14,099,023 as of December 21, 2016 after lending a further $80,000 to date in December.

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About IEG Holdings Corporation

IEG Holdings Corporation (IEGH) ("IEG Holdings") provides online unsecured consumer loans under the brand name, "Mr. Amazing Loans," via its website,, in 19 US states. IEG Holdings offers $5,000 and $10,000 loans over a term of five years at a 19.9% to 29.9% APR. IEG Holdings plans future expansion to 25 US states by mid-2017. For more information about IEG Holdings, visit

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