P2P lending portfolio review for March 2018

Overview of the month It’s time for changes ! I finally decided to stop investing in Bondora, as I’m totally unsatisfied by the ever-decreasing returns. The two available options were either selling my portfolio, or stopping the portfolio manager. As I’m not in a hurry to get my funds back, I chose the latter option, … Read moreP2P lending portfolio review for March 2018

Three investing mistakes that may harm your P2P lending or real-estate crowdfunding portfolio

Like other investment forms, P2P lending and real-estate crowdfunding come with associated risks. This post will introduce you with three classical investing mistakes that beginners and even advanced investor may make. Investing mistake #1 : investing money you need Always consider your future financial needs before investing. Many P2P lending companies provide a secondary market, … Read moreThree investing mistakes that may harm your P2P lending or real-estate crowdfunding portfolio

My four favorite P2P lending and real-estate crowdfunding companies

Alternative investments already features a long guide comparing many peer-to-peer lending and real-estate crowdfunding companies. However, it’s a long read, and I understand it can be intimidating. So, here’s a much shorter list of my favorite companies. Keep in mind that limiting the number of entries is necessarily unfair, and doesn’t mean that the missing … Read moreMy four favorite P2P lending and real-estate crowdfunding companies

P2P lending portfolio review for February 2018

Overview of the month The most important change in my P2P lending portfolio was that I withdrew some cash from Omaraha. Also, in order to write s review, I invested a small sum in this firm’s first project. Current performance Here’s the detail of the performance for each platform. Omaraha In spite of offering a … Read moreP2P lending portfolio review for February 2018

Crowdestor review : a new real-estate crowdfunding platform

Crowdestor's "Tomsona 6" project

Table of contents Crowdestor's overview My opinion on Crowdestor Detailed ratings Crowdestor's pros & cons Loans characteristics Platforms features Website's ease of use Actual performance of my Crowdestor portfolio Crowdestor's competitors Crowdestor's facts and figures Disclosure Crowdestor’s overview Crowdestor offers real-estate and business loans. Their interest rates are usually above 15%, for durations shorter than … Read moreCrowdestor review : a new real-estate crowdfunding platform

ICO portfolio review for January 2018

After a crazy rise in December, January was a very bad month for crypto-currencies. The most famous one, Bitcoin, lost about two third of its value. As a result, my ICO portfolio also suffered. I’m really happy I invested only a small sum as I’m not sure I could bear such volatility ! Portfolio structure … Read moreICO portfolio review for January 2018

P2P lending portfolio review for January 2018

Overview of the month The first month of 2018 looked suspiciously like the last month of 2017 ! I once again added money to CrowdEstate and BulkEstate. Returns were overall equivalent to last month, the exception being once again Bondora. Current performance Omaraha Omaraha is currently suffering from a large cash drag. It’s very hard … Read moreP2P lending portfolio review for January 2018

Monthly ICO portfolio review

As I mentioned in this post, I started investing a small sum in crypto-currencies through ICOs (initial coin offerings) at the end of 2017. This portfolio is extremely small compared to my P2P lending portfolio. From now on, I’ll report on the fluctuations of the tokens price on a monthly basis. Portfolio structure I invested … Read moreMonthly ICO portfolio review

P2P lending portfolio review for December 2017

First of all, I wish all readers of Alternative Investments a happy new year ! Overview of the month The only change to my P2P lending portfolio allocation in December was a size increase for CrowdEstate and BulkEstate. Returns for most sites are stable or higher than last month, with the notable exception of Bondora. … Read moreP2P lending portfolio review for December 2017

P2P lending portfolio review for November 2017

Overview of the month Not much has changed on my P2P lending portfolio this month. I moved some funds out of Omaraha and into CrowdEstate and mostly Finbee. I’m still writing the review for the latter, which takes time as the website offers many features. The most important change is that I’m now tracking my … Read moreP2P lending portfolio review for November 2017