Prosper Marketplace – 2014 First Quarter Update

Prosper Marketplace - Main Screen - 2014 First Quarter Update

With any dividend growth portfolio, taking a look at how the income looks on quarterly basis allows you to smooth out the timing trends that are associated with companies that pay their dividends quarterly. With my peer to peer lending accounts (Lending Club and Prosper), there isn’t any set timing … [Read more...]

Lending Club – 2014 First Quarter Update

Lending Club Roth IRA - Main Screen - 2014 First Quarter Update

After a full year of posting monthly Lending Club updates, I decided to pare it back to quarterly. This allows me to write more non-update posts like recent trades, pursuing freedom with wild abandon, and how I’m reporting my Lending Club charged-off loans. But that isn’t to say that these updates … [Read more...]

Passive Income and Pageviews – February 2014 Update

Passive Income and Pageviews - February 2014 - Groundhogs

There is something special about starting a brand new year, chasing new goals, and pursuing the dream of growing a stream of passive income to obtain financial freedom and independence. As a result, I love tracking that growing stream of income more than anything else! Every month it grows in size … [Read more...]

Passive Income and Pageviews – January 2014 Update

Passive Income Update - January 2014 - Money Growth

  Would you look at that, a passive income update before the end of the next month! Victory is mine! There is something special about starting a brand new year, chasing new goals, and pursuing the dream of growing a stream of passive income to obtain financial freedom and independence. As a … [Read more...]

Passive Income – December and 2013 Goals Update

Passive Income - December 2013 - Fireworks Success

I can’t express how much I enjoy tracking my passive income. I’ve got spreadsheets galore where I built odd little data sets with charts and other analysis. Keeping with that, reviewing how my passive income is growing is a tremendous joy and something I look forward to as I expand my asset base. … [Read more...]

Prosper Marketplace – December and Year-End 2013 Update

Prosper Marketplace - Main Screen - December 2013

As with my recent Lending Club post, it is time to review how December and the entire 2013 turned out for my Prosper account. This past year was the first year of having my Prosper account, opened in May with an initial $1,000 investment. I opened this account after investing with Lending Club for … [Read more...]

Lending Club – December and Year-End 2013 Update

Lending Club Roth IRA - Main Screen - December 2013

As 2013 comes to a close, it is time see how December turned out and take a look at the past year for my two Lending Club accounts. This is the first year I’ve tracked my accounts publicly, and it has pushed me to look at them in different ways than I have previously. For those of you that are … [Read more...]

Passive Income – November 2013 Update

Passive Income - November 2013 - Turkey

Getting closer and closer to being caught up! Can’t wait to get into 2014 and see what goals I can set for the New Year!  My favorite post of the month is my monthly passive income update as it shows each month how I am getting a step closer in developing enough streams of passive income to … [Read more...]

Prosper Marketplace – November 2013 Update

Prosper Marketplace - Main Screen - November 2013

Getting closer! I only have four more catchup posts after my summer’s blogging break. After investing with Lending Club for four years, I decided to diversify my peer-to-peer lending asset class and make an investment with Prosper. Having been bullish on peer-to-peer lending since opening that … [Read more...]

Lending Club – November 2013 Update

Lending Club - Roth IRA - Main Screen - November 2013

We’re now working on the last quarter of 2013 and only six five more catch-up posts left! Peer to peer lending intrigued me from the moment I first heard about it, and Lending Club is where I first started investing back in 2009. Each month I plan on updating my Lending Club investments in both … [Read more...]