During the week I share the latest p2p lending news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.
Random Thoughts – Mrs. RT: From Lending Club Night to PeerCube Night (How Peercube is being used to filter and select notes on Lending Club). I will be reviewing Peercube in an upcoming post.
Lending Club – Google This: “Searching for Better Yields” (Interesting to see Google is starting to look at alternative asset classes to invest their huge cash war chest).
Prosper – August, 2012 Investor Monthly Update (Comparison of Prosper notes with corporate bonds and some commentary about the current economic environment).
Informilo – Social Lending (Canadian academic Don Tapscott gives his thoughts on p2p lending and its impact on banking).
Nerd Wallet – P2P Lending: Borrowing Beyond The Bank (Good primer on p2p lending and direct p2p along with a comparison chart).
Bible Money Matters – Searching For Better Yields? Lending Club Could Be The Ticket In Tough Economic Times: Returns At 12% (Long time Lending Club investor and blogger shares his returns, his strategy and some cool p2p lending facts).
Everything Finance – Why People are Scared of P2P Lending (New investor gives her thoughts about why some people don’t jump on the p2p lending band wagon).
The Fine Print – Government to Challenge Financial Red Tape (UK blogger provides insight into UK government plans to regulate p2p lending across the pond).
Sustainable Life Blog – Lending Club 6 Month Update (Small investor gives an update on his Lending Club investments).
P2P Analytics – LENDING CLUB NOTE AVAILABILITY & NEW INDEX FOR SUBSCRIBERS (New Lending Club analytics site provides an update along with a chart showing historical days in funding).