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This article is outdated !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

Default risk : what if the borrower doesn’t pay ?

The #1 risk when investing in loans A borrower who doesn’t reimburse the loans is obviously the greatest risk when investing in P2P loans or through real-estate or business crowdfunding. In this article, we’ll examine the possible outcomes, based on real-life situations. Loans covered by a buyback guarantee Most P2P lending platforms offer loans covered … Read more Default risk : what if the borrower doesn’t pay ?

Crowd-lending portfolio review for May 2018

Overview of the month Just like last month, the main change in my crowd-lending portfolio is the transfer of funds from Omaraha and Bondora to Grupeer. Website changes Well, quite a lot of things happened, as you may have realized !Lat month I created Alternative Investments’ Facebook page; I encourage you to check it out … Read more Crowd-lending portfolio review for May 2018

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

P2P lending portfolio review for July, 2017

Month overview Unlike my Collective2 portfolio, my P2P lending portfolio’s life was rather uneventful this month (and I don’t complain about it 🙂 ). I added some more funds to Omaraha and I’m nearly reaching my target portfolio size. I still have to decrease ViaInvest size, but I’m waiting for the principal to be reimbursed. Current … Read more P2P lending portfolio review for July, 2017

Mintos review

A very small sample of Mintos loans list

Mintos’s overview is one of the largest peer-to-peer lending platforms; they offer a huge volume of loans of all kinds and durations. My opinion on Mintos ‘ success is well deserved ! They deliver an excellent and very regular performance, and the impressive loans volume means that basically any amount can be invested without fearing … Read more Mintos review