It Ain’t Just Money – Goals for 2014

2014 Blog and Income Goals - Prefontaine

Now that I’ve closed the book on 2013 and managed to squeak by and hit my 2013 goals, moving forward to 2014 is important (we are in February after all). For me, goal setting is an enabler, of course in the most positive way possible. Goal setting helps feed my addiction for investment analysis and … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Passive Income – October 2013 Update

Passive Income - October 2013 - October Wind

Just a couple of months back from the present now! And that break last summer is but a distant memory!  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 supplement my working … [Read more...]

2013 Lending Club Tax Guide

2013 Lending Club Tax Guide - Taxes

As tax time quickly approaches, the annual question of how to report income from peer to peer lending investments comes up with little guidance from either Prosper or Lending Club. However, for the first time, Lending Club has put together a five-page tax guide explaining their soon to be released … [Read more...]

Lending Club – October 2013 Update

Lending Club - Net Interest by Month - October 2013

We’re now working on the last quarter of 2013 and only nine eight 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 … [Read more...]

Passive Income – September 2013 Update

Passive Income - September 2013 - Fall Colors

Whew, it’s time to get back on the horse and finish catching up on 2013 and move forward into 2014 after enjoying a relaxing, blog-free holiday season. As most of you are aware, I am finishing catching up from my summer break when I wasn't actively posting.  My favorite post of the month is my … [Read more...]

Lending Club – September 2013 Update

Lending Club - Net Interest by Month - September 2013

Getting closer! We are now in the fall as I catch up from on my monthly updates after this summer’s blogging break. 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 … [Read more...]