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 has changed since, it’s time for another update ! The main change since last summer is overall decreased rates for peer-to-peer loans, while at the same time several new platforms provide business and … Read moreMy favorite crowd-lending platforms – March 2019 update

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

Ekassa : extra-simple and profitable investments

Table of contents Ekassa's overview My opinion on Ekassa Detailed ratings Ekassa's pros & cons Loans characteristics Platforms features Website's ease of use Actual performance of my Ekassa portfolio Ekassa's competitors Ekassa's facts and figures Disclosure Ekassa’s overview Ekassa features two very simple strategies for durations ranging from 1 to 6 months. One offers guaranteed … Read moreEkassa : extra-simple and profitable investments

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 November 2018

Website changes Christmas is nearly there and I still didn’t publish my portfolio’s review for November ! I’m afraid Santa will consider I’ve been real, real naughty. So, in order to try and appease him, here it is ! I also finally took the time to complete and publish Iuvo’s review. While I appreciated the … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for November 2018

Fast Invest review

An excerpt of Fast Invest's Euro loans

Table of contents Fast Invest's overview My opinion on Fast Invest Detailed ratings Fast Invest's pros & cons Loans characteristics Platforms features Website's ease of use Actual performance of my Fast Invest portfolio Fast Invest's competitors Fast Invest's facts and figures Disclosure Fast Invest’s overview Fast Invest is a platform offering to invest in loans … Read moreFast Invest review

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