If you do not have a p2p lending account, by clicking on the links below you will be taken to pages where you will be able to open an account (note: these are affiliate links):
To learn the basics of p2p lending you can request a copy of the free ebook, Understanding Peer to Peer Lending. It is a 13-page PDF file that is for new investors who are looking to understand more about this new medium.
Here is a small collection of some of the most important blog posts for investors:
What are the Best Practices for P2P Lending Investors?
Five Ways to Measure Your P2P Lending ROI
How I am Investing in Lending Club and Prosper in 2013
The Large Impact of Early Defaults on ROI
A Roth IRA is a Great Option for P2P Investors
How to Adjust to the New P2P Lending Reality
In order to make good investing decisions it is important that investors understand what has produced good returns in the past. To do this you can download the data yourself or you can use some of the 3rd party statistics sites. All these sites are free.
Obviously this blog is one of the best resources to keep up to date with everything that is happening with p2p lending. But there are other places you can also visit that cover this industry. Here are some of the other blogs devoted to p2p lending:
Forums are a great place to go and interact with other investors. There is a forum attached to this site where I reply to questions every day and there are also other active forums online.