Crowd-lending portfolio review for April 2019

Website changes I found the time to publish a new review. True to my tradition of not reviewing platforms in a chronological order, it’s a platform I didn’t mention previously : Bondster. This peer-to-peer lending platform looks like a great complement to Mintos; for beginners, it’s much more easier to use so it could be … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for April 2019

Crowd-lending portfolio review for March 2019

Website changes I updated many articles, mostly reviews of business and real-estate crowd-lending platforms. I especially tried to clarify the conditions of buyback guarantee. Noteworthy changes in the crowdlending world In case you missed them, here’s a summary of the important news you should be aware of. Kuetzal This Spring every new Kuetzal investor has … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for March 2019

Crowd-lending portfolio review for February 2019

Website changes​​ I had very little time to work on the website in February, and even the Facebook page for Alternative Investments saw very few updates. Noteworthy changes in the crowdlending world In case you missed them, here’s a summary of the important news you should be aware of. Crowdestor The platform has created a … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for February 2019

Crowd-lending portfolio review for January 2019

Website changes​​ In January, the main addition to the website were Kuetzal and Ekassa reviews.I already mentionned Kuetzal last month; it’s a business crowd-lending platform similar to Envestio or Crowdestor. Ekassa offers a very simple way to invest in peer-to-peer loans, with simpler terms than DoFinance.Both are definitively worth a look; Ekassa is more geared … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for January 2019

Crowd-lending portfolio review for December 2018

Website changes​​ As my previous portfolio’s review was published extremely late, not a lot has changed on Alternative Investments. The most noticeable change is the addition of a table of contents to several articles. Individual platforms performance​​ December was once more a quiet month for my loans portfolio. Returns are globally stable and basically very … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for December 2018

Crowd-lending portfolio review for October 2018

Website changes​ I published an article that’s not directly related to peer-to-peer lending : Cyclo touring South-East Asia – One year on the road.While cyclo-touring may not be for everyone, there are two key aspects I want to emphasize :Having a goal is a great way to motivate oneself to save more. As advertising more … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for October 2018

Crowd-lending portfolio review for September 2018

Website changes​ Several changes happened on Alternative Investments’ website : I finally took the time to update Bondora‘s review There’s a new article on easy ways to invest : one-click investing. It compares DoFinance, Bondora’s Go & Grow and Mintos predefined strategies I funded an account at EstateGuru and wrote the review of this real-estate … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for September 2018

Crowd-lending portfolio review for August 2018

Overview of the month After the drama of Mogo’s lowered interest rates at Mintos in July, August was business as usual. My returns at most platforms are slightly down or stable; the exceptions are Crowdestor and Envestio, which are starting to produce realistic returns. Website changes Will I ever update Bondora’s review ? It’s honestly … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for August 2018

Crowd-lending portfolio review for July 2018

Overview of the month While little happened in the recent months, July was definitively different. Changes at Mintos, where the leading originator Mogo greatly decreased interest rates for new loans and bought back old loans were rather disruptive. Apart from a few loans from GetBucks, it’s currently hard to get more than 11.5% interest rate … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for July 2018

Crowd-lending portfolio review for June 2018

Overview of the month June was another quiet month. I kept on withdrawing money from Omaraha and Bondora; these sums were invested in Grupeer, Crowdestor and Envestio. Website changes I published an in-depth comparison of real-estate and business crowdfunding platforms. If you want to diversify your portfolio and aim at higher returns, this guide should … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for June 2018