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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 […]

LendingRobot Now Free for up to $10,000 of Managed Investment

Well well well…it is hard to believe that just a year ago that the third party automated investment tool LendingRobot was in private beta.  Back in […]

SoFi Loans – FAQs for Refinancing a Student Loan

If you haven’t heard of SoFi (short for Social Finance), it is a peer to peer lending company tailored to refinancing student loans.  For this blog […]

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 P2P Lending Returns (13.02%) – Lending Club June 2014

I apologize for the delay in my second quarter 2014 returns as the summer has changed some of my priorities.  When you live in Wisconsin, […]

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 Filed to go Public – My Thoughts on Their IPO

By now you’ve probably heard that Lending Club has filed to go public.  Lending Club will now be in a “quiet period” until after the IPO actually occurs.  If you’re interested in digging in yourself, you can view the SEC related documents here: http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edgar?action=getcompany&CIK=0001409970&owner=include&count=40 There has been some talk regarding whether the IPO will be […]

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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 blog style didn’t fit for the content I was providing.   With the previous site, I imagined new readers coming to my site, glancing at the most recent article and […]

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LendingRobot Now Free for up to $10,000 of Managed Investment

Well well well…it is hard to believe that just a year ago that the third party automated investment tool LendingRobot was in private beta.  Back in December of 2013, they opened to the public and in April of 2014, they were registered with the SEC as a Registered Investment Advisor.  Today I’m excited to share that it […]

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Investing with BTCJam – Peer to Peer Bitcoin Lending

In my last post, I gave an overview of BTCJam which is the world’s first and largest Bitcoin lending network.  I have had an account with them for several months was given $50 worth of Bitcoin to test out the platform.  Keep in mind that this only a trial and my investing returns may not […]