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Q & A with NoteX360 – Execution Services for the Alternative Lending Market

I reached out to Simon Hermiz who is the co-founder and CEO of NoteX360 to learn more about their offerings.   The easiest way to understand NoteX360 […]

What Investors Should Know About Lending Club’s New REST API

If you’re an investor in Lending Club, you likely recently received an email about Lending Club’s new REST API.  If you aren’t familiar with the […]

Lightstream Loans Review – Anything Loans starting at 1.99%!

I’ve decided to bend the rules a little bit and focus on a non-p2p lending company called LightStream that piqued my interest with the goal […]

New Look for Peer & Social Lending

I pictured my ideal site design for Peer & Social Lending frequently over the last few months.  It was obvious to me that the simple […]

My Peer to Peer Lending Returns – Q3 2014

Q3 of 2014 continued the trend of returns over 10% in both Prosper and Lending Club.  I now have nearly $22,000 invested between Lending Club […]

From the Peer And Social Lending Mailbox – #2

As the blog continues to gain readership, I often get questions from the contact form. We all know that there is no such thing as a stupid […]

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Lending Club FOLIOfn Returns and Penny Note Strategy Update

In mid September, Lending Club added a returns section titled ‘Traded Notes’ for investors.  This feature gave all but the most serious traders an accurate number of what their returns are with FOLIOfn (Returns aren’t calculated over 100%).   This is a welcome change as up until this point, you were on your own calculating returns […]

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What Investors Should Know About Lending Club’s New REST API

If you’re an investor in Lending Club, you likely recently received an email about Lending Club’s new REST API.  If you aren’t familiar with the term API, it basically allows third parties to create a computer program that connects to your Lending Club account.  The most important function is the ability to submit investment orders on your behalf, […]

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My Peer to Peer Lending Returns – Q3 2014

Q3 of 2014 continued the trend of returns over 10% in both Prosper and Lending Club.  I now have nearly $22,000 invested between Lending Club and Prosper.   I recently stopped adding to my Lending Club account, which means I’m continuing to increase my average age a lot faster. (It’s currently at 7.8 months even though […]

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Lending Club Collection Log – Complete List

The Lending Club collection log is full of standardized updates to let you know the status of the note you purchased.  Below you will find a list of all the entries that I have seen. If I am missing any, please feel free to leave them in the comments and I will add them to my […]