Roundup of Social Lending News – October 29, 2011

Every Saturday I bring you the latest news from the world of peer to peer lending. These are the best of the news articles and blog posts from around the web that I shared on Twitter this past week.

Some big changes at Prosper this week that I wrote about here (make sure you also read the comments to get the full picture). Prosper provides their own take on these changes below. And for a counterpoint to the insurgence of p2p lending read the Xintendo blog post below. It is always good to hear different perspectives. Enjoy your weekend.

Prosper blog – Using Consumer Debt to Increase Income while Reducing Risk (Guest Blog)

Prosper blog – New for Investors: Asset Allocation, Seasoned Returns and More

Notion Capital – Do we really need banks anymore?

Peerform blog – A Proven Way To Increase Your Chances of Getting a Peer-to-Peer Loan

Lending Tuber – More Loan Types vs. Returns

Xintendo – The Demise of P2P Lending and Lending Club Part 3: The Times They are a-Changing

The Fine Print – A New Regulatory Model For Retail Finance

Nickel Steamroller – Secondary Market – Warning on Sort by Yield-to-Maturity

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Lou lamoureux
Lou lamoureux
Oct. 29, 2011 8:15 pm

Wow, Xintendo is seriously over thinking the math.

Charlie H
Charlie H
Oct. 31, 2011 8:33 am

Well Xintendo didn’t do any math… thats part of the problem.