Crowd-lending portfolio review for April 2021

Website changes I spent a lot of time working on the website’s backend. Indeed, it had gotten hopelessly outdated and very hard to maintain. Many reviews were updated and upgraded in order to support the new tool. I still have to rewrite five older reviews as well as some documentation, which shouldn’t take too long. … Read more

Investing in loans : the complete guide

Investing in loans isn't as easy as it seems At first glance, investing in loans seems easy and safe. They indeed look like an investor’s dream made true, promising a low risk combined to high returns. Imagine… you invest € 1,000 for a year in a loan with 12% interest rate; after one year you … Read more

Moncera review

Moncera's overview Moncera offers mostly medium and long-term P2P loans. Their interest rates commonly vary from 8% to 10%. A buyback guarantee is provided by the loan originator. In addition, real-estate loans were introduced on the platform in March 2021. My opinion on Moncera I appreciate the opportunity to build a diversified portfolio by investing … Read more

Lendermarket review

Lendermarket's loans list

Lendermarket's overview Lendermarket allows to invest in short-term consumer loans yielding around 14% annually; they’re secured by a buyback guarantee. My opinion on Lendermarket Thanks to a great financial performance, seemingly reliable loan originators and a simple but effective website, I used to rate four stars. Unfortunately, the lack of a serious audit lead me … Read more

PeerBerry review

PeerBerry's overview PeerBerry allows to invest in individual loans, with interest rates around 10% – 11%. These loans are secured by a buyback guarantee. My opinion on PeerBerry Thanks to the large selection of reliable loan originators A loan originator is the firm that originally provides the loan to the borrower. They usually lend a … Read more

Viventor review

A sample of Viventor's loans

Viventor’s overview is a P2P marketplace offering loans with interest rates up to 16%, for durations between one month and five years. Most of them are secured by a buyback guarantee. My opinion on Viventor I was initially thrilled by Viventor’s high interest rates as well as by the website’s great ergonomics. Unfortunately, after more … Read more

Bondster review

Bondster’s overview is a P2P marketplace; the individual Euro loans currently offer an annual interest rate up to 13.5%, for a duration between one month and one year. In addition to these, the platform also features a few real-estate and business loans, but they’re less interesting. My opinion on Bondster While ‘s interest rates are … Read more

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 loans. Unfortunately, individual borrowers may be unable to reimburse their loans, real-estate projects may fail, and businesses may go bankrupt. Overall, all loans kinds are likely to default. In this article, we’ll examine … Read more

Robocash review

A list of available loans at Robocash

Robocash's overview Through , investors can invest mostly in very short-term (one month) consumer loans or in longer-term commercial loans, yielding between 10.5% and 12.3% annually. All loans on the platform come with a buyback guarantee A buyback guarantee is a guarantee provided by the platform or a loan originator. If repayment of a loan … Read more

P2P lending platforms comparison

Peer-to-peer marketplaces in a nutshell While 2019 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 several P2B (peer-to-business) platforms proved to be scams, I expect that many investors will return to less risky, more … Read more