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.
Must Read Blog Posts
Here is a small collection of some of the most important blog posts for investors:
P2P and Marketplace Lending Options for Non-Accredited Retail Investors
Ten Marketplace Lending Options for Accredited Investors
The Five Key Elements for New Lending Club and Prosper Investors
P2P Lending Best Practices 2016 – An Investor’s Guide
The State of The Retail Investor in P2P Lending (2016)
Updated: Super Simple High Return Filter Strategies For Lending Club And Prosper
Five Ways to Measure Your P2P Lending ROI
The Large Impact of Early Defaults on ROI
Invest Efficiently with a Lending Club or Prosper IRA
How to Adjust to the New P2P Lending Reality
Lending Club and Prosper Tax Information for 2017
How I am Investing in Lending Club and Prosper in 2017
P2P Lending Statistics Sites and Automated Investing Tools
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. Several of the sites below offer the easy ways to consume Lending Club and Prosper data. In addition, all of the options below allow for automated investing in Lending Club or Prosper.
Other P2P Lending Blogs
Obviously this blog is one of the best resources to keep up to date with everything that is happening with p2p and marketplace 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:
AltFi News (mainly focused on the UK and Europe but offers some coverage of US market)
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.