How to Invest in Lending Club and Prosper – My 2014 Investment Criteria

2014 Investment Criteria - Colored Test Tubes

In one of my most popular posts from last year, and one of my first posts ever, I shared with everyone how I was planning on investing in my Lending Club account. Once I opened my Prosper account in May, I share the same details for that account. As I mentioned in my 2014 goals post, crunching … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Prosper Marketplace – October 2013 Update

Prosper Marketplace - Details Screen - October 2013

Getting closer! I only have seven 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...]

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...]

Prosper Marketplace – September 2013 Update

Prosper Marketplace - Main Screen - 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. 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 … [Read more...]