Lending Club – Tracking My Taxable Account

As I mentioned in my initial peer-to-peer lending post, my first Lending Club investment, a taxable account, was opened in the spring of 2009. Having held this investment for almost four years, I have recently been at a crossroads with what to do with this account. Last fall, I made the decision to … [Read more...]

Aggressively Pursuing a Dream, the Roundup

I hope everyone had a wonderful week of investing and pursuing their financial dreams! Having had my first full week as a live blog has been exciting and I am looking forward to a long and productive future! My primary goal of this site is to develop a permanent record of my investments, while … [Read more...]

Lending Club – 2013 Investment Criteria

Since starting with Lending Club in the spring of 2009, my investment criteria has changed significantly. Prior to 2012, I was invested in mostly medium to low risk loans in the B-C grades. Last spring, after reading Peter Renton’s Lend Academy post on how he planned to invest his money in 2012, I … [Read more...]

Peer-to-Peer Lending – Lending Club Investment

Peer-to-peer lending has been around here in the United States for the better half of a decade. This type of lending environment strives to bring both individual and institutional investors together with various grades of qualifying borrowers. The two main companies in the peer-to-peer lending arena … [Read more...]

Passive Income – 2013 Goals

2013 Financial Goals - Crossing the finish line

Important in every aspect of life is the ability to set tangible and personal financial goals. By setting specific and quantifiable goals, I am accountable to myself, and by extension, you the reader. My passive income goals for 2013 are based on my investments in a dividend growth Roth IRA … [Read more...]