P2P Investing 101

Key Considerations in Peer-to-Peer Lending

Now that you have decided to invest in P2P loans, what next? Before you jump right in, there are numerous issues to take into consideration. As the saying goes, “Knowledge is power” and that phrase certainly has meaning when it comes to investing. As with other types of investments or any new endeavor, it may … Read More

Why Consider Marketplace Lending?

It’s no secret that the key to sound long-term investing is proper diversification. Although investors have many more choices today than in years past, savvy investors are always on the lookout for additional ways to boost returns and increase income all while managing risk. Marketplace Lending has emerged in recent years as a strong alternative … Read More

Marketplace Lending and Fintech Growth

Financial technology, or Fintech, has upended the once staid financial and banking industry by providing consumers alternative ways to access credit, make or receive payments, and many other banking and investment related activities. One area where Fintech has had great success disrupting incumbents is in lending, by enabling investors to fund loans directly to borrowers … Read More

P2P Lending Securitization: Should We Be Afraid?

Since it presented itself in 2005, the P2P lending market (which matches lenders with borrowers for personal loans, real estate, commercial loans, mortgages, and student debt) redefined the traditional loan model from that of commercial banks and has a healthy growth trajectory ahead. The vast inventory of loans originated on marketplace platforms has caught the … Read More