My favorite crowdlending platforms – February 2020 update

Changes overview My previous post about my favorite platforms was published in March 2019. With the downfall of both Envestio and Kuetzal, I couldn’t prevent writing another update. It pains me a lot that out of eight platforms present in my previous selection, two turned out to be scams. As outlined in my post regarding … Read more My favorite crowdlending platforms – February 2020 update

My favorite crowd-lending platforms – March 2019 update

Changes overview My previous post about my favorite platforms was published in August 2018. As many new platforms appeared and a lot had changed since, I published a large update in March 2019. The main change since last summer is overall decreased rates for peer-to-peer loans, while at the same time several new platforms provide … Read more My favorite crowd-lending platforms – March 2019 update

One-click investing : P2P loans the easy way !

The drawbacks of P2P loans marketplaces Investing in loans may be confusing at first. As highlighted in our documentation, an essential part of the investment process is determining your investor’s profile. Which kind of loans do you want to invest in ? For how long ? And even more important, how much risk are you … Read more One-click investing : P2P loans the easy way !

My favorite crowd-lending platforms – August 2018 update

This article is outdated ! Read at your own risk 🙂 I’ve written an update in March 2019; readers are strongly advised to proceed to my updated list of favorite crowd-lending platforms. I keep this article online mostly for future reference. Changes overview I already published an article listing my favorite platforms a few months … Read more My favorite crowd-lending platforms – August 2018 update

Real-estate and business crowdfunding platforms

An overwhelming choice Many real-estate and business crowdfunding platforms are reviewed on Alternative Investments. Most of them received good or great ratings; it may be hard to get an overall picture of their similarities and differences. This article aims at comparing them in a more specific way. Why invest in real-estate and business crowdfunding platforms … Read more Real-estate and business crowdfunding platforms

My four favorite P2P lending and real-estate crowdfunding companies

This article is outdated ! Read at your own risk 🙂 I’ve written an update in March 2019; readers are strongly advised to proceed to my updated list of favorite crowd-lending platforms. I keep this article online mostly for future reference. Alternative investments already features a long guide comparing many peer-to-peer lending and real-estate crowdfunding … Read more My four favorite P2P lending and real-estate crowdfunding companies

P2P lending platforms comparison

Peer-to-peer marketplaces in a nutshell While 2018 saw marketplaces for real-estate and business loans gain a lot of traction, P2P loans are still the most obvious way to invest in loans. Moreover, as in early 2020 two P2B (peer-to-business) platforms proved to be scams, I expect that many investors will return to less risky, more … Read more P2P lending platforms comparison

ViaInvest review

ViaInvest's loans list

ViaInvest’s overview focuses on short-term, secured loans offering an uniform 11% interest rate. My opinion on ViaInvest With the current returns, is not really competitive. For short-term investments in payday loans, both and are much better choices. Detailed ratings Performance The current interest rate is extremely low… and tax withholding lowers it even more ! … Read more ViaInvest review