Lending Club – June 2013 Update

Lending Club Roth IRA - Main Screen - June 2013

As part of my effort to catch up from my blogging hiatus this past summer I am going back and posting my monthly updates. 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 … [Read more...]

2013 Passive Income Goals Revisited

2013 Passive Income Goals - Two Goals

After the first five months of the year, my progress towards generating passive income in my dividend growth portfolio and peer-to-peer investments was making great progress. After achieving 40.67% of my original passive income goals is an important step in leveraging these assets into providing the … [Read more...]

Investing with Prosper

Investing with Prosper - Prosper Logo

For those unfamiliar with the peer-to-peer lending environment here in the United States, there are two primary peer-to-peer facilitators, Lending Club and Prosper. Of the two, Prosper is older, having opened their doors in 2006, but is the smaller in terms of loans issued and market share. In … [Read more...]

Lending Club – May 2013 Update

Lending Club Roth IRA - Main Screen - May 2013

Please note I understand May wasn't yesterday! Just getting all of my updates into place from this past summer! 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 … [Read more...]

Lending Club – April 2013 Update

Lending Club Roth IRA - Main Screen - April 2013

Each month I plan on updating my Lending Club investments in both my taxable and Roth IRA accounts. Even as loans are getting more and more difficult to find, not only was I was able to fully invest my original $10,000 investment in my Roth IRA, I was also able to invest an additional $500 … [Read more...]

Aggressively Pursuing A Dream, the Roundup #11

04-27-13 Roundup - Flowers

Can you believe it’s almost May? Wow, where has the time gone!! With spring is in full force and so is the nicer weather it is getting harder to stay indoors during the evenings. This past week was a pretty eventful week here on the blog. While light on posts, I was able to complete the upgrade to … [Read more...]

Aggressively Pursuing A Dream, the Roundup #10

04-20-13 Roundup - Warsaw

Tax season ended this week, so for all the accountants out there, welcome back to normalcy. My girlfriend happens to be in public accounting so I am definitely looking forward to spending more time with her now that she no longer has late nights and weekend hours! Is anyone else grateful for the … [Read more...]

Lending Club – March 2013 Update

04-03-13 Lending Club IRA - Main Screen

Each month I plan on updating my Lending Club investments in both my taxable and Roth IRA accounts. Over the course of March, I was able to get another couple thousand invested in my Roth IRA account. As I get closer to reaching full investment in this account, things will transition to maintaining … [Read more...]

Lending Club – February 2013 Update

Lending Club - Taxable

Each month, I plan on updating my Lending Club investments in both my taxable and Roth IRA accounts. In the last month, I have continued to invest my $10,000 rollover contribution in my IRA account and work to become fully invested in notes. … [Read more...]

Aggressively Pursuing a Dream, the Roundup #3

John Muir Trail

March is here! And February was an incredible month! During February I was able to launch this blog, turned 28, and am starting to get into the rhythm of writing and investing! Hope your short month was just as successful! … [Read more...]