How Losing 20K In The Stock Market Made Me a Smart Investor

When most people start off investing they, like many others, think they’re going to rich beyond their wildest dreams just like the elite stick traders and investors. Just like those commercials about no money down real estate and how you can make a ton of money in a short period of time, we’re mentally trained […]

LendingRobot Extends Reach into SMB Marketplace Lending, Adds Funding Circle to its Platform

Investors can now use LendingRobot’s automated investing technology to invest on Funding Circle’s small business loan marketplace   There's big news coming out of the financial technology world. We've recently come to learn that Funding Circle is partnering with LendingRobot in order to allow peer-to-peer loan investors to set automated investment strategies on Funding Circle's small business loan marketplace. […]

42 Lending Club States Now Open For Investors

Is Lending Club available in my state? As Lending Club reviews their customer service questions they've stated that questions about Lending Club states are one of the most frequently asked questions from those thinking of borrowing or investing through their peer-to-peer lending platform. Well, investors concerned about Lending Club states are getting even more good news […]

Manage Your Lending Club Accounts Directly from LendingRobot

If you invest in peer-to-peer loans through one of the two major U.S. p2p lending companies, you probably already know about LendingRobot. If you don't know about this company yet, you probably should. LendingRobot fully automates investing in thousands of small loans on Lending Club and Prosper Marketplace in order to help retail investors get access to […]

What is Peer-to-Peer Lending: An Illustrated Explanation

If you're reading this article, it's probably because you're wondering, "What is peer-to-peer lending and how does it work?" Well, we're going to explain exactly what it is for you in an easy to understand way as well as provide a great infographic to help illustrate some of the major points. With traditional banks denying loans to small […]

Lending Club Stock Goes Up as interest in P2P Lending Increases

From www.inc.com - Everyone wants in the Club. Shares of Lending Club stock advanced 4 percent Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected results and raised its full-year outlook as more people discover peer-to-peer lending as a cheaper alternative to a traditional bank. It's a positive bit of good news for a company whose the stock […]

Derivatives Trading & Peer-to-Peer Lending Is Inevitable

From www.bloomberg.com on derivatives trading - It began with a seemingly wacky idea to reinvent banking as we know it. But no one is scoffing at peer-to-peer lending anymore -- least of all, Wall Street. Barely a decade old, “P2P” has gone mainstream and is now being co-opted by some of the big financial players it […]

Stock Market VS Peer-to-Peer Lending Investments

To buy stock, or not to buy stock.... That is the question. I think William Shakespeare...... Probably has nothing to do with that quote. Anyway. It's not always easy to find out which investment opportunities are the best. Which ones fit your personality-type and financial situation the best. But it will help if you know […]

This 27 Year Old Legally Earned Millions With Penny Stocks Investments

Who says investments in penny stocks are worthless? At the age of 21, Joshua Sason was living in his parents house with dreams of being a rock star. He was in Long Island working a boring job for a law firm that handles debt collection. Not exactly your dream life, right? Well, things turned into quite […]

Expert Panel of Peer-to-Peer Lending Pros Reveal Best 3 Investing Tips

From www.TheLendingMag.com - Think you need to know everything about peer-to-peer lending in order to invest successfully and earn great returns? You don't. THIRTY peer-to-peer lending experts share their best 3 investing tips in this special edition article below. You will learn from the best minds in the finance and P2P industry about the actions they see as absolutely critical for successful investments. P2P lending […]

Learn To Filter Through Peer-to-Peer Loans For Higher Returns

From www.lendingmemo.com - This is the essence of filtering peer to peer loans. We filter by (1) examining the historical loan data for credit variables that perform above average, and (2) invest in notes that match that criteria. Furthermore, we don’t even have to do all the grunt work of compiling all the historical loan […]

How I Made $9,072 in Interest With Prosper Lending

From www.peerloansonline.com - I can still remember when I discovered Prosper and Peer to Peer lending. Sitting at my in-laws house, I was looking through “Money” magazine and saw the caption, “Make 15% interest by becoming your own bank.” Having unsuccessfully dabbled in the stock market where I was certain that Satellite Radio was going […]

7 Rules For Lending & Loaning From P2P Platforms

From www.consumerreports.org - Since 2009, bankers have stopped paying any meaningful interest on deposits, they rarely lend to small businesses and when they do lend, it can be at rates in excess of 10 percent, even to borrowers with excellent credit. (The current annual percentage rate for low-interest credit cards is 10.4 percent, on average, according […]

California Private Lenders Taking Advantage Of Opportunities

From californiaprivatemoneylenders.com - In California, more and more investors are enticed by the returns offered by private money lending. These returns range from 9% to 12% annually. Because banks aren’t readily lending on investment properties, real estate investors are depending on private money lenders to finance their deals more and more. Because private money lending […]