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The Ultimate List of Peer to Peer Lending Sites

Understanding the fees and unique features on each p2p lending platform will help you take full advantage of the boom in peer to peer lending sites for online loans. Are you locked out of bank loans because of bad credit? Are the only loans you can get at interest rates so high you can’t afford […]

Changing the World with Peer Lending and Flip Flops

How peer lending is changing the world for small business loans as banks drop the ball Today’s post is an interview with Matthew “Griff” Griffin, a former Army Ranger and veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. If hero wasn’t enough, Griff is also a business owner of one of the coolest ideas I’ve heard about in […]

Avoiding the 3 Biggest Borrower Risks in P2P Lending

Understand the three most common borrower risks in p2p lending to get the most out of it. Lara Miller was on the verge of success after six years selling her original line of clothes through 17 retail outlets but her hope turned quickly to frustration in 2006. She had maxed out her credit cards and […]

Three P2P Investment Risks in Peer Lending to Avoid

P2P investing is bridging the gap between stocks and bonds but you’ll need to avoid the three biggest p2p investment risks Risk-free treasury bonds are paying nothing after inflation and even junk-rated corporate debt will net you only about 4% after taxes. Stocks have been doing well but won’t go up forever, the next recession […]

Just How Big Could Peer Lending Credit Become?

Interest in peer lending credit has surged with the IPOs of two large marketplace lenders but just how big could the industry get? The successful initial public offers of shares from Lending Club and OnDeck Capital have brought a huge increase in media attention to the peer lending credit space. The two offers raised over […]

Are Peer Lending Risks the Wild West of Online Loans?

Is perception of peer lending risks scaring people from the revolution in American finance? The old west analogy is used way too often in my opinion. You don’t have to listen to the news for long before someone makes the comparison between a local neighborhood and the American west of the nineteenth century. So when […]