Simple Filters for Investing in Lending Club and Prosper

02-28-14 Simple Filters for Investing in Lending Club and Prosper - Binocular View

While developing my investment strategy for Lending Club and Prosper for 2014, I also wanted to create some simple filters for investing as well. My thought for doing this was inspired by Peter Renton first putting out some simple filters back in 2012. He has since provided updates to these filters … [Read more...]

Aggressively Pursuing a Dream, the Roundup #13

02-22-14 Roundup - Snow Melting

Getting pretty excited this week. A taste of warmer weather has me fired up and ready to get outside and play some softball and run around like a kid. For me, the winter equals the Bermuda Triangle. My soul disappears for a few months, potentially to never be seen again. Fortunately, the warmer … [Read more...]

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...]

2013 Prosper Investment Criteria

2013 Prosper Investment Criteria - Filters

Prior to opening my account with Prosper at the end of this past spring and investing $1,000, I spent many hours researching and developing my investment criteria. Having had plenty of experience with doing this with my Lending Club accounts, this was simply a matter of applying the same level of … [Read more...]

Aggressively Pursuing A Dream, the Roundup #7

03-30-13 Round Up #4 - Peeps

I had a great week, starting with the refinance of my rental property, and hope you had a wonderful one as well! Of course tomorrow is Easter and a great opportunity to spend some time with family. I've rolled out a new format for my end-of-quarter roundup. For the last roundup of the quarter, in … [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...]