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Who are All These Borrowers?

I am staying on the borrower theme this week. One of the things I love the most about p2p lending is the fact that our investment directly helps …

Financial Planning Magazine | FP Magazine | Financial Planning

Jana Shoulders and other financial advisors say tax planning is now essential to attracting and retaining high-net-worth clients<p>Advisors like Greg …

Wells Fargo Has Banned Staff From Investing in P2P Lending

<i>[Update March 14, 2014: Wells Fargo decided to reverse this ban on employee involvement in p2p lending.]</i><p>Really interesting news story today from the …

Lending Club, Prosper & Orchard on P2P Lending Future

In New York last night there was a special event put on by Softbank Capital and Citi as part of their new Innovator Series. It featured a panel …

Regulators Gang Up on Banks, Third-Party Payment Processors

State and federal regulators appear to be orchestrating a series of actions to force financial institutions and third-party payment processors to …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Peer-to-Peer Lending: Ready to Grow, Despite a Few Red Flags

Peer-to-peer lending hit the headlines in early December when former Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit invested in Orchard, a New York City-based startup …

Loans

Five P2P Lending Predictions for 2014

Happy New Year everyone. Here is my third annual predictions post where I review my previous years predictions and make some new ones for the new …

The Biggest P2P Lending News Stories of 2013

As the year winds down it is interesting to look back and think about the biggest news stories of this year. These are the stories that marked the …

US P2P Lenders Issue $2.4 Billion in Loans in 2013

Happy New Year! The books have just been closed on 2013 and what a year it has been for Lending Club and Prosper. Back in 2012 the two companies …

Loans

P2P Lending: Finally, It’s a Wonderful Life

The holiday classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life” is about the magic of community, and peer-to-peer lending is now putting this magic on steroids.<p>In the movie, George Bailey reluctantly gives up his dreams and succeeds his late father as head of the Bailey Building & Loan. His humble governance builds …