Peer-to-Peer Lending for Bad Credit: Is It Available?

If you are seeking peer-to-peer lending for bad credit you may or may not be happy with the information I'm going to share with you. Why? Because, it really depends on what you view as bad credit. What a bank sees as bad credit may not be what a peer-to-peer loan company considers to be poor […]

P2P Lending Offers Debt Consolidation Loans for Non-Homeowners

Here's the situation: You need to consolidate debt in a MAJOR way, paying out too much interest is killing your financial flexibility and future. You know that consolidating your debt could free up money to pay off bills months, even years ahead of time and allow you to invest in your future instead of drowning in embarrassing debt. […]

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. […]

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 […]

Is P2P Lending Headed For Trouble Like The Mortgage Subprime Mortgage Crisis?

From www.bloomberg.com - There’s certainly some cause for concern. Consider these facts: P2P loan volume is poised to hit $77 billion this year, a 15-fold increase from just three years ago. Lending Club, the No. 1 player worldwide, is trading at a market value of about $7 billion even though it lost $33 million last […]

When Banks Make Getting a Small Business Loan Impossible Businesses Die

From www.outputmagazine.com - Four and a half years ago I launched a business that would fill a gap in the trade media and provide jobs to four under-30s who, otherwise, wouldn't have one. From a standing start we made a thin but credible profit in each of our first three years. Proudly, we turned to […]

4 Property Investments Private Money Lenders Should Run From

From www.noblecapital.com - When you’re a new lender just getting started with private money lending, one of the most difficult challenges you’ll face is trying to sort out the good opportunities from the bad. The main problem is that no two deals are going to be the same. Even if they seem similar at first, […]

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 […]

LendIt USA Conference 2015 Video

The Lendit USA conference was a huge success, boasting over 2000 attendees. The video below has over 4 hours of eye-opening interviews that highlight the bright future of P2P lending in the U.S. and abroad. There were a ton of featured speakers from various Peer-to-Peer lending platforms, including: Renaud Laplanche (Founder & CEO of LendingClub), […]

LendingRobot Gives Retail Investors A Fighting Chance For The Best Loans

From www.techcrunch.com - The problem that LendingRobot has set out to solve is an interesting one, and shines a little light on the way P2P lending has already matured. Using what it calls “high-speed automation software and machine-learning algorithms”, the service helps investors automate the lending process, based on pre-selected criteria, so that LendingRobot is […]

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 […]

How P2P Lending Could Shake Traditional Consumer Lending To Its Core

From www.badcredit.org - What’s attributing to this business model’s success and popularity? Investors have been able to turn a profit from debt-related investments like asset-backed securities and bonds for decades and borrowers have had access to personal loans and credit for even longer. So why P2P? The answer may lie in disintermediation, or the removal […]

Former Deputy Director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Starts Lending Company

From www.vox.com - When it comes to places Americans can get a loan, there are the big banks and the government on one end of the spectrum and payday lenders at the other end. Plenty of people could use loans somewhere in the middle, and Raj Date wants to serve them. After spending time on […]

Comparing Peer-To-Peer Lending Companies - OnDeck Capital VS Lending Club

From www.valuewalk.com - Ondeck Capital and Lending Club offer online alternative to traditional bank lending, but the business models of the alternative lenders are substantially different, according to the analysts. Palmer and Bologna said Lending Club does not take credit risk while OnDeck Capital takes risk—the most obvious difference between the two alternative lenders. Avant […]

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 […]

Ignorance of Peer-to-Peer Lending Abounds - Who Will Take Advantage?

From www.growthbusiness.co.uk - ArchOver co-founder Brian Basham cited the 2008 recession as the main reason the UK public continue to be risk-averse with their money. “Crowdfunding is growing as a source of funds for small business but public ignorance and risk aversion is holding back much potential investment,” he said. “However, the willingness to invest increases markedly […]

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